Your Immune System and Your Health

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You use your immune system every day, though you may not even know that it’s working or how it works. Your immune response kicks in when it senses something evil lurking around your body, like bacteria or viruses.

When you consider the fact that your hand alone may contain more than 200 million germs, it’s likely that your body is infected with bacteria right now, and the cells in your immune system are currently working their butts off to fight them and protect your health. So how can you help? Here are few quick tips you can do to help your immune system to fight germs.

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It’s always a good idea to keep some antibacterial gel in your car, purse, or briefcase. Rub in a dime-size squirt to kill bacteria. Don’t limit yourself to washing hands before meals and after using the bathroom. The more you keep your hands clean, the more you’ll be rewarding your immune cells with well-earned vacation time.

Nutrition always plays a crucial role in strengthening your immune system. Especially during winter you must consume as many servings of fruits and vegetables as possible. Don’t forget to take essential vitamins, especially vitamin C.  By combining healthy nutrition and regular fitness exercise you will definitely be able to boost your immune system and that will greatly reduce the chances of you getting sick this winter.


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