Our immune systems do an amazing job for us every day, keeping us armed and prepared, protecting us from immune threats. There are many nutrients and botanicals that are well researched for the support they offer our immune system.
There are many ways that we can support our immune systems. Nutrition, adequate sleep, managing stress and immune system supplements. From herbs and super nutrition to vitamins and minerals there are Immunity supplements to support many situations.
During the winter months when we spend more time indoors, in close proximity to each other, there is more chance that we will spread bugs from person to person. Luckily, strengthening the immune response can offer support to keep these at bay.
Colostrum is the first form of milk produced before breast milk. It has high concentrations of antibodies that support the body’s ability to fight illness. Research has shown that bovine (cow) colostrum has the potential to bind to possible immune invaders and can support the health of the digestive system, where up to 70% if our immune system resides.
Garlic is another potent immune supporting nutrient that has been used traditionally for centuries to support a strong healthy immune system that responds well to immune threats.
While there is no substitute for rest for recovery from illness, optimal nutrition and a healthy active lifestyle alongside immunity supplements, can offer support throughout the winter months when ills and chills are at their most prolific.