10 Easy Tips to Stay Healthy This Winter
The winter has come already. With the joy of skiing, sledding, snowball fights and lots of beautiful winter scenery the epidemics of flu have come. Everyone knows that to resist cold you have to strengthen your immune system. We gathered the best tips that are easy to follow on how not to get sick this winter.
1. Spices fight bacteria
Many experts have come to the conclusion that spices have a good effect on the body and help it to fight bacteria. Well, of course, in reasonable quantities. For those who are already ill, they help to recover sooner. The most effective spices in this occasion – are curry, ginger, cinnamon and mint. Curry helps to fight with a cough and runny nose; ginger tea is very useful. It aids in relieving headaches as well as flu and cold symptoms by helping you sweat; cinnamon helps as an anti-inflammatory in addition to being a warming spice; mint aids a sore throat and helps to open up nasal passages. Other spices like peppers, cardamom, fennel and cloves can be useful too.
2. Give up sweets and fast food
You know that these products are not very useful for your figure, but did you know that they also reduce your body’s resistance? The thing is that candies, cakes, ice cream and other favorite sweets raise blood sugar levels, and this reduces immunity. Should we say that instead we should give priority to vegetables and fruits, as well as healthy food? Don’t forget – an apple a day keeps doctors away!