Flu outbreaks and stomach viruses are going around like crazy. Our family opts not to get the flu shot, so at the beginning of flu season I started doing a few things to help boost our immune systems. My one year old daughter had some sort of virus a couple weeks ago. I only knew she had it because she developed a rash on her stomach. She had a little bit of diarrhea, but she acted like her normal self and it never seemed to bother her much. So here’s what we’ve been doing (And remember, I am no doctor. These are just some things that have worked for my family):
Immune Boosting for Kids
Immune Boosting for Adults
Aside from taking these steps, it is also important to eat well. I make sure that we lots of veggies, protein, and healthy fats (i.e. avocado, coconut oil). I try to extremely limit our sugar and carb intake (except for veggie carbs) this time of year.
Elderberry Syrup Recipe
What are some things you do to boost your immune system?
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