Thanks to President Biden, jobs with over 100 employees are now requiring workers to be vaccinated. This means millions of people will be getting the vaccine.
Even though the majority of Americans are vaccinated, the covid situation is still fluid. We really don’t know where we will be in 6-12 months. Fully vaccinated people can still get the virus and spread it to others. Will there be new variants that evade vaccines? Will it lose effectiveness? No one knows.
Whether you receive it or not, it’s critical you make strengthening your immune system a top priority. Don’t rely on a shot to keep you healthy. Here are a few healthy products to consider adding to your daily diet:
Apple Cider Vinegar
ACV has many health benefits, including having anti-tumor, anti-infective, blood glucose controlling properties. It is also a microbial, meaning it helps in destroying or inhibiting the growth of microorganisms and especially pathogenic microorganisms. Studies indicate acv can help against E. coli, S. aureus and C. albicans. Read the study HERE.
Black Seed Oil
Black seed oil has been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments, including anemia, blood pressure, some cancers, and bone health. Many studies have been conducted on black seed oil:
“Black seed and TQ are shown to possess multiple useful effects for the treatment of patients with several diseases, such as inflammatory and auto-immune disorders, as well as metabolic syndrome.”Read the research study HERE.
Spices have been used to flavor dishes for centuries, but they also have many health benefits. Here are a few popular spices and their benefits:
- Aids in digestion
- Boosts immune system
- Helps detoxify the body
- Muscle and joint health
- Cardiovascular function
- Fights inflammation
- Motion sickness
- Improves blood flow
- Strengthens the immune system
- Cancer treatment
Here’s more great info on spices and their health benefits:
Vitamin D Supplements
It is estimated that about 1 billion people worldwide have vitamin D deficiency.
Studies indicate a vitamin D deficiency has been linked to obesity, diabetes, depression, and severity of covid symptoms:
“Vitamin D deficiency has been found to occur more frequently in patients with obesity and diabetes. These conditions are reported to carry a higher mortality in COVID-19Read the study HERE.
Vitamin is obtained primarily from sunlight, but the vitamin is also found in some foods and supplements:
Sea moss is a prebiotic that has been shown to improve gut health. Read the study HERE.
Don’t Forget To Exercise
Exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight, keep blood pressure in check, and decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease. A study on covid and fitness found that Patients with COVID-19 who were consistently inactive had a greater risk of hospitalisation, admission to the ICU and death due to COVID-19 than patients who were consistently meeting physical activity guidelines. Read the study HERE
Thirty to 60 minutes of exercise 3-5 times per week is an excellent way to stay healthy. popular exercises include the following:
- Bike riding
- Strength training
Whether you get the shot or not, make sure you take care of yourself from the inside out. Focus on strengthening your immune system today. Your body will thank you.
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