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Friday, June 5, 2015

If You Do These 5 Things, You Will Never Get Sick!

If You Do These 5 Things, You Will Never Get Sick!
Have you ever known a family that is always sick? Or maybe it's you who is constantly getting colds, the flu and every virus that comes along. Don't you wish you could prevent sickness? Well, you can if you practice these 5 steps.


#1 - Eat healthy: You've heard it before, but it bears repeating. Eating healthy is very important to boost your body's immune system so it can fight off viruses and diseases. Make sure you include in your diet plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, unsaturated vegetable fats instead of saturated fats from animal foods that reduce the ability of white blood cells to fight off bacteria.
#2 - Get plenty of rest: Many people think they can get away with just a few hours of sleep, but they are in fact depriving their body's ability to recuperate and beef up it's immune system.
#3 - Exercise: You don't have to join a gym and spend every waking hour there in order to be healthy. Just do something! Moderate exercise just 5 days a week will increase the production of blood cells that fight off bacteria.
#4 - Keep your lower extremities warm: This is a new one for many. Studies show that keeping your feet and lower extremities warm will stimulate the increase of white blood cells that are important for fighting off viruses and diseases.
#5 - Watch that sugar: Many people have a sweet tooth, but it's important to keep sugar consumption at a minimum. Why? Sugar interferes with the white blood cells' ability to fight off bacteria.

Even laughter is a healthy habit. It keeps your respiratory passages open, and it increases the production of white blood cells which are important in fighting off bacteria.

So, live a little, laugh a lot, eat more healthy foods, and never get sick!

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