by Jeff Roberts
Its that time again, the time of year when sniffling can be heard around every corner, the time of year when a shared elevator ride brings paranoia over a strangers cough. The cold and flu season is not something to look forward to over the course of winter. Sinus congestion, body shivers, headaches, sore muscles, and nausea are just a few of the inconveniences brought along with catching the cold or flu. However, where theres an ailment, theres always a natural remedy. The following two supplements are proven and effective warriors in the battle against viral infections.
Tried Tested & True
Lets start with a well-known supplement, vitamin D. Having optimal vitamin D levels is crucial for overall health and fighting all disease and illnesses-including influenza A, B, C, and H1N1 viruses. According to Dr. Mercola, one of the reasons you are susceptible to getting the flu is because your …
Chlorella is a single-celled fresh-water algae and is one of the most researched algae in the world. Referred to often as a near-perfect food, research has identified an amazing range of health benefits. Because of the non-animal source B vitamins in chlorella, it can also be of benefit to vegetarians and vegans. Almost 60 percent of chlorella is protein and it contains all the essential amino acids your body needs thus making it a “complete protein.” Be aware that side effects caused by your body detoxifying may occur. You may initially experience some slight nausea, and/or mild diarrhea. If the detox symptoms are too much, lower your dose initially, and slowly increase the dose. As your body begins to cleanse itself of toxins, side effects should disappear.