How to stop yourself catching the common cold

As the weather forces us indoors, colds, infections and flus spread more rapidly. Since it seems like there is never going to be a let up in this horrendous weather, it’s important that you do all you can to prevent yourself from getting sick.

Increase your intake of vitamin-rich foods
Fruit and vegetables are the best way to ensure a healthy immune system.

Get lots of sleep
The more tired you are, the higher your risk of catching an infection.

Wash your hands
Keep a hand sanitiser on your desk or in your bag and use it as often as you can.

Enjoy plenty of vitamin C rich foods
Vitamin C can help reduce the symptoms of colds and flu. Eat plenty of Brussels sprouts, broccoli, sweet potatoes and fruits.

Have a cup of tea
Tea contains a group of antioxidants called catechins which help the levels of inflammation in the body.

Stay hydrated
Fluids help remove toxins from the body so try to consume at least three litres a day.

Now, go do your good deed of the day and spread these tips around…