Monday, November 17, 2008

'Tis the Season... to Stay Healthy

With summer a distant memory and snow just around the corner, 'tis the season to catch a cold. Which is why, the health nuts at are here today with three important things you need to do the moment you feel a cold coming on.

1. Stock up on Chicken Soup: Not only does that classic bowl of [insert your favorite brand here] contain many of the anti-inflammatory properties that contribute to the inflammation that causes cold symptoms. The heat may help open nasal passages.

2. Vitamin C: Milk isn't the only liquid that does a body good. Vitamin C, which in our case includes our personal favorite Orange Juice helps to stave off infection.

3. Zinc Lozenges: According to medical experts far smarter than us lowly bloggers, zinc is vital for your immune system to function

And remember, only you can prevent the on-set of a common cold! And Forest Fires, but that's another post for another day.