Cold And Flu Prevention Mistakes
I can’t get sick I can’t get sick I can’t get sick. This might be the little chant you’ve been thinking or even saying out loud ever since cold and flu season begun. Nobody can afford to get sick. Everybody has something they’d rather be doing—or need to be doing—than being stuck in bed for days. And you know you’d much rather burn one of your “sick days” on a vacation than on actually being sick and doing nothing. As we start to hear our friends sniffling, sneezing, and coughing, we’re all scrambling to fortify ourselves against germs and viruses. Anyone could be a threat. Your neighbor coughs once and now you take the long way around the building to get to your front door, just to avoid her. It’s good that you’re taking precautions, so long as you’re taking the right ones. Here are cold and flu prevention mistakes we all make.
Eating an orange and calling it a day
You eat an orange every day in order to get your vitamin C needs and boost your immunity. But an orange only contains about half your daily vitamin c needs—or less if it’s a small one. Just take a supplement so you can be sure to blast your body with this important vitamin.