Fight That Flue
February 21, 2009 2:40am CST
1. Exercise regularly Exercise boosts your immune system and it does not have to be high impact. Walking daily for just half an hour is the minimum your body needs, website WebMD advised. 2. Eat your greens Exercise is only half the picture; your diet is just as important. Eating colourful vegetables and fruits ensures that your immune system is nourished with the necessary antioxidants and vitamins. 3. Get plenty of sleep Most adults need about seven to eight hours of sleep. Teens need more - about nine hours. Growing kids need from 10 to 12 hours of sleep. 4. Reduce stress Stress is essential and often unavoidable, but too much stress can suppress the immune system. Learn how to and know when to relax.