Can Sugar Worsen a Cold?

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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 [Continue Reading]

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 a [Continue Reading]