If you’re trying to stay as healthy as possible this information may be helpful. This is my Common Sense approach for how I stay healthy and it’s easy for anyone to implement.
The most simple thing anyone can do is boost their immune system through diet, exercise, and rest.
This is not as difficult as many people think and I’ll discuss each aspect of this simple strategy below. I’ll include links to products I like. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Diet: Eating healthy is one of the simplest things anyone can do to stay healthy. Cut out the junk food and eat fruits and vegetables.
If you would like to see specific foods to eat to Boost Your Immune System Watch This Video. If you want to supplement your diet with additional vitamins and supplements here’s some suggestions:
Emergen-C is also a good alternative for anyone that doesn’t like to take pills or just prefers to drink thier vitamins. It can also be used as a sports recovery drink as it contains electrolytes.
Exercise: Staying in shape doesn’t need to be difficult, it just needs to involve movement on a consistent basis.
It could be as simple as going for a 30 minute walk five times a week, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, or doing exercises at home. If you don’t know where to start here is a Workout For Beginners as well as Simple Everyday Stretches.
Rest: Getting enough sleep is critical to staying healthy and allowing your body to recover from exercise.
Try to get at least 8 hours of sleep a night and feel free to take a short nap during the day if you are feeling tired. If you are having trouble sleeping at night and want to upgrade your matress the TUFT & NEEDLE Mattress gets high reviews on Amazon.
More Common Sense Tips: Be sure to schedule an annual visit with your doctor to get specific advice for your situation and get whatever vaccinations are recommended. Since I’m over 50 I recently got the shingles vaccine as I want to avoid getting shingles and the pain asscoiated with it.
Wash your hands often and stop shaking hands! Many viruses are spread fecal to oral and unless you are 100% confident that everyone you are shaking hands with has thoroughly washed their hands after using the restroom you are risking infection.