Friday, November 27, 2009

Why a strong immune system means better health.


Boost Your Health with a Stronger Immune System –
By: Chris Robertson

A strong immune system means better health. Why?

Your immune system is responsible for a number of vital functions that enable you to lead a normal, healthy life. And thankfully, there are unique natural products on the market today that can boost your immune system tremendously.

Why Is the Immune System So Important?

A healthy immune system helps us fight off infectious diseases such as the flu, HIV, cancer, SARS, varying herpes conditions, etc. It also helps our bodies fight infections that are caused by diabetes, which can lead to serious health complications if the immune system is weak. The immune system helps clear the body of unwanted waste, dead cells and toxic chemicals. It also helps fight off certain allergies and autoimmune problems such as arthritis.

A healthy immune system helps to slow aging, while a weak immune system causes you to be sick more often or for longer periods of time. Prolonged sickness in itself may speed the aging process as it causes the body to grow weaker and more fragile.

If you're susceptible to catching the flu each year, a stronger immune system may help your body ward off the flu virus. Even episodes of the common cold and stomach viruses that cause diarrhea and vomiting can be greatly reduced simply by strengthening your immune system.

Other Ways to Boost Your Health

You can contribute to a stronger immune system by bettering your eating habits. Consume plenty of fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. These have antioxidant properties and can help your health in many ways. When possible, grow your own produce or visit a local produce stand for the freshest whole fruits and vegetables. Avoid processed foods, sodas, sugary juices, alcoholic beverages and sweets as much as possible.

If you're a chocolate lover, opt for a high quality dark chocolate instead of regular chocolate. Dark chocolate is known for its antioxidant properties. And don't forget those essential fatty acids - Omega 3 (found in many types of fish) and Omega 6 (found in blackcurrant seed oil, sesame, evening primrose, etc.).

Last, but certainly not least...drink plenty of fresh, natural water daily to boost your health and strengthen your immune system. Water should be your main beverage throughout the day. If you don't like the taste of water, try out several brands of natural spring water in the bottle. You'll be surprised at the difference in taste among waters. If you must have tea or the occasional soda, limit these to drinking them with one or two meals per day, but consume plenty of water between meals.

Use these tips and be sure to try a natural immune-boosting product for a healthier you!


About the Author

Chris Robertson is an author of Majon International, one of the worlds MOST popular internet marketing companies. For tips/information, click here: health
Visit Majon's health-products-health-vitamins-dieting directory.

 





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