5 No-frills im­mu­nity boost­ers

Good Health Choices - - Be Informed -

1 GAR­LIC in gar­lic It’s that the can al­licin pesky help to viruses. fight those Add a couple of cloves a day to your food to sup­port your nat­u­ral de­fences.

2 OLIVE LEAF Re­search re­veals that an­tibac­te­rial olive leaf can bol­ster im­mu­nity, and fight cold and flu viruses. Try it as a supplement.

3 MANUKA HONEY A great lit­tle im­mu­nity booster burst­ing with en­er­gis­ing en­zymes, vi­ta­mins and min­er­als. Eat a spoon­ful a day straight, or stir it into yo­ghurt or drinks like smooth­ies.

4 ASTRAGALUS Many herbal­ists say it’s worth tak­ing this im­mu­nity-en­hanc­ing herb from the start of au­tumn un­til the first day of spring.

5 TEA – BLACK OR GREEN It’s an im­mu­nity must drink. One study re­vealed that those who drank five cups of tea a day had more in­ter­fer­ons (pro­teins pro­duced as part of the im­mune re­sponse) in their blood than those who drank other hot drinks.

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