For many of us, the holidays are as stressful as they are fun. Starting with Thanksgiving and going all the way until New Year’s Day, these months are filled with special occasions, eating temptations and family obligations. When you add these things on top of time-consuming efforts to eat better and get more exercise, you can end up feeling overwhelmed, frustrated and defeated.
Today’s holiday wellness tip helps you stay healthy during this stressful time. Your immune system is very important part of your overall health and wellness. After all, your immune systems functions as your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), and defends you against infections!
6. Boost Your Immune System
There’s nothing more stressful during the holidays than coming down with a cold or the flu. To protect yourself during the winter months, make sure you’re getting ample fruit and vegetables in your diet, staying very well hydrated, getting enough sleep and washing your hands often. And get a flu shot to protect yourself from the most common strains of the flu virus.