Can Sugar Worsen a Cold?

When someone once said “feed a cold and starve a fever,” he probably did not mean to eat sugar … or did he? A cold and its symptoms are a real nuisance and sugar can be a pick-me-up, but you need to know at what cost. An individual consumes about 70Kg of sugar in a…

Colds and Flu: An Acid body means a weak immune system

An Acid body means a weak immune system You will probably have read that not just your cells, but your immune system flourishes in an alkaline environment. You may wonder how? The short answer is Beneficial Bacteria. The gut is known to contain about 800 different strains of bacteria; 400 have been identified and about…

Colds and Flu – a Weak immune system

An Acid body means a weak immune system You will probably have read that not just your cells, but your immune system flourishes in an alkaline environment. You may wonder how? The short answer is Beneficial Bacteria. The gut is known to contain about 800 different strains of bacteria; 400 have been identified and about…

Fight colds and flu

To minimise the spread of colds and flu, people should try to keep their defenses up and their exposure to the virus down to prevent colds and flu.   Increase your intake of the antioxidants vitamin C, vitamin A, beta and mixed carotenes, vitamin E and selenium. Eat lots of fresh fruit and vegetables, drink…