Natural Immune Boosters
As we are heading to the Fall season, many people are wondering what you can do to support your immune system naturally. Here are some tips and natural immune boosters to help you to get through the season.
Choose whole foods as much as possible and avoid junk foods with junky ingredients such as hydrogenated oils and high fructose corn syrup. Also avoid processed vegetable oils such as canola oil etc. Choose organic fruits and vegetables as much as possible and choose healthy fats such as coconut oil, grassfed butter, avocado oil and extra virgin olive oil as well as organic chicken, grassfed beef and wild salmon.
Take a good quality probiotic to support your gut health. If you have children, use a probiotic supplement designed for children. The immune system is affect by gut health so taking care of the gut is important by choosing healthy foods and eating clean nutrition in general. Fermented foods such as sauerkraut, kefir and kombucha are great natural sources for probiotics. Also organic yoghurt with healthy ingredients is a great option for probiotics. Avoid yoghurt with excess sugar and junky ingredients and choose organic. If you can’t tolerate dairy, choose almond milk or coconut milk yogurts.
Vitamins and minerals
Choose a good quality whole foods supplement to support your daily health. It’s hard to always eat clean especially with the current hectic lifestyles, so a good quality multi-vitamin is great way to support everyday health and give your immune system a natural boost.
Use essential oils to support your immune system naturally. The doTERRA Onguard essential oil blend is great to use diluted on the bottoms of your feet or diffused into the air or taken internally in a vegetable capsule. The whole doTERRA Onguard product line is great to keep the home germ free. The doTERRA Breathe essential oil blend is great for respiratory support. Diffuse at night time or apply on the chest and bottoms of feet diluted with a carrier oil (fractionated coconut oil or sweet almond oil). doTERRA lemon essential oil is great added to your daily water for gentle detox. You only need 1-2 drops. Only use glass, stainless steel or ceramic containers if adding essential oils to drinks etc, never use plastic with essential oils. doTERRA Frankincense taken internally once a day in drinks, under the tongue or in a vegetable capsule is great for supporting the immune, nervous and and digestive functions. The DDR prime essential oil blend is good for overall cellular and antioxidant support.
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