Flu Remedy

Let Thy Food Be Thy Medicine – Using Supportive Foods During Flu Epidemic

With a CDC estimate of 7% of Americans suffering from the flu this past month, it is a good time to identify some significant dietary influences on our immune function.  Of course quality sleep, staying well rested, getting regular exercise and fresh air are all equally important.  When it comes to food, there are some critical components to be mindful of and reducing sugar intake may be one of the most essential practices.  Skip the sweetened foods and beverages, including fruit juice where the vitamin C content gets outplayed by the high fructose content. Continue reading