Boost Your Immune System

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David L. Woodland, an immunologist at the Trudeau Institute, a nonprofit research center in Saranac Lake, N.Y. says the biggest drain on our immune systems in the modern age is stress. Taking the pressure off the immune system helps it build up, he says. Adequate sleep recharges your immune system, not to mention proper nutrition and exercise.

Good nutrition does not mean more food—quite the contrary. Losing weight can help build immunity, according to a study by Tufts University's Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Carrie Angus M.D. strongly recommends whole, fresh foods. “Fresh foods not only carry a diverse mixture of vitamins and trace minerals absent from most processed foods, they also have vitality.

Shays tip: Sit in the sauna for 30 minutes, with my busy schedule I try 3-4 times a week, but it is very important that you drink plenty of water while you sit in the Sauna, you don't want to get dehydrated.

Meditate as much as you can, most people don't know meditation is amazing for your mind and body, find a spot where you can focus and clear your mind, I usually do this in front of my waterfall when my backyard where is peaceful and quite.