Winter is finally here, it’s time to start thinking about your immune system to help you stay ahead of the cold season.
If you’re like many Kiwis, that means looking at your lifestyle, and changing up a few of your summer habits.
Lifestyle factors do play a major role in how well your immune system copes with the challenges of winter. But the foundation of healthy immunity will always be a balanced, nutritious diet. That means lots of whole, fresh foods; and limiting sugar, alcohol and processed food. In particular, an immunity-supporting diet focuses on foods that are rich in nutrients such as:
The best-known immunity-supporting nutrient, however, has to be Vitamin C. This antioxidant, water-based vitamin helps support your immune system to help keep you healthy especially during the colder winter months. It also plays a role in your body’s response to stress; and since stress can affect immunity, it’s important to keep your Vitamin C levels topped up. Most fruits and vegetables contain at least a little Vitamin C, but some foods are naturally rich in vitamin C such as superfruits like Blackcurrant and Goji berries.
If you’d like a convenient way to get more Vitamin C into your diet, why not try NEW Healtheries Vit C with Superfruits?
Healtheries Vit C with Superfruits are chewable Vitamin C tablets that are naturally flavoured with real New Zealand Blackcurrant, Goji and Acai berries. They’re formulated without any artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners; and they’re available in two strengths:
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