Natural Immune Support

| 22/11/2012 | 0 Comments More

Dont get caught out by coughs, colds and flu this winter, support your immune system with a healthy diet, plenty of exercise and add some suppliments to your daily routine.


Did you know Vitamin C contributes to the normal functioning of your immune system?

Holland & Barrett – Vitamin C with Bioflavonoids (1000mg)
As an antioxidant, Vitamin C may help to protect DNA, lipids and proteins from oxidative free radical damage. Vitamin C also plays a role in non-haem iron absorption and collagen formation, as well as normal function of the immune and nervous systems.
  • £7.99 (at time of writing article)


Vitamin D also helps the normal functioning of your immune system.

Holland & Barrett – Vitamin D3 (25ug)
Vitamin D is required for the maintenance of healthy bones and teeth, as well as the absorption and utilisation of calcium within the body.  It has also been shown to support the function of the immune system and maintenance of normal muscle function.  Each tablet contains 25ug (1000iu) of vitamin D
  • £8.05 (At time of writing this article)


Getting less than the recommended 7-8hrs sleep per night reduces the effectiveness of your immune system.

Holland & Barrett – 5-HTP Capsules (50mg)
5-HTP is a precursor to serotonin.  Each capsule contains 50mg of 5-HTP from Griffonia Seed Extract.
  • £7.94 (At time of writing this article)


Add this to toast, cereal, or yoghurt, as a great addition to your breakfast. 

Manuka Gold – Manuka Honey UMF 15+

Produced in New Zealand from the Manuka Bush is a delicious honey to spread on toast or to have with tea.


Just by washing and sanitising your hands regularly throughout the day, you can dramatically reduce the risk of reducing infection.

No-Germs – Instant Hand Sanitiser

No-Germs Instant Hand Sanitizer is naturally alcohol free. It kills 99.9% of germs, viruses and bacteria in seconds and is clincally tested and proven to medical use standard (EN1500). Each application of No-Germs Instant Hand Sanitizer provides 2-3 hours protection against germs as well as providing moisturizing properties with natural aloe vera, chamomile and lavender.

By Mike Buss | Celebrity Trainer & Nutritionist

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Category: Health News, Nutrition, Vitamins & Minerals

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