Coming into winter sickness levels are on the increase. Working in an office with air conditioning doesn't help especially when one colleague gets a bug and refuses to go home, and then within a week its spread like wild fire. I remember these times oh so well.
If you are prone to sickness its important to take some steps to get your immune system equipped to deal with this. The best way to do that is by the food choices you make.
So many different symptoms could mean a vitamin or mineral deficiency.
Nausea- Vitamin A,D,B3,B5, Calcium, sodium, potassium, zinc, flouride, iron or copper toxicity, magnesium deficiency.
Loss of appetite- Vitamin A or D toxicity, vitamin B1, B2,B7, B12, Magnesium or zinc.
Constipation- Calcium toxicity
Cracked lips- Vitamin B2 or B6 deficiency
Vitamins, minerals and other micronutrients are involved in almost every biological process and keep us healthy and thriving. If we don't get enough we don't function properly, we get sick and key processes breakdown.
Your gut is your immunity head quarters. The digestive system contains over 70% of our immunity. Chemical in the digestive tract fight bacteria. The immune system needs plenty of nutrients so if your diet is poor, you'll get sick more often. Here's the thing when your sick already you eat and absorb less.
So what to do to avoid sickness and to fight it off if you are sick?
Will help build you healthy bacteria and consist of the following foods.