Transitioning from cold weather to warm with busy work and family schedules can leave us more susceptible to dreaded upper respiratory viruses and allergies. Not to mention being prone to the effects of post flu season and germs that can linger in public places! Frequent hand washing, drinking plenty of fluids, adequate sleep, and proper nutrition are all prudent habits to maintain good health, but when you're in need of more help fighting off sickness in the home or workplace, pump up on Vitamin E! Vitamin E is an essential fat-soluble nutrient and antioxidant. It primarily helps the immune system fight off viruses such as the common cold. As an added benefit, people who regularly consume Vitamin E are also proven to slow the rate of joint degradation than those who do not. So if your feeling oncoming symptoms of illness or have been exposed to someone sick, add some Vitamin E to your regimen and beat the Summer bugs!
AUTHOR: Alisa Miller
img source: http://foodlovin.de/2016/01/mandelmilch-selber-machen/#more-7792 (Homemade almond milk, an excellent source of Vitamin E!)