What to eat and drink to boost your immune system and stave off viruses


– Chicken broth: make your own here and freeze it. Keep it in the freezer for up to 3 months.

– Garlic

– Onions

– Mushrooms

– Citrus fruit

– Ginger

– Raw honey

– Probiotic supplements

– Fermented Food (Kefir, Kombucha, Miso, Kimchi.  Get the list here.

When I am sick, I make a batch of that MIRACLE HEALING BROTH (Oh She Glows)

Of course hand-washing before preparing your meals, eating or after sneezing is still the best way to avoid getting sick.

Adapted from: the IDEA Fitness Magazine

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    Mel, thank you for encouraging me, challenging me and believing in me. Mel, it means a lot to have your support. I appreciate the way you have made me feel, both mentally and physically.  You work hard and deserve to have a very Happy Valentines Day.  From your very happy fitness student and friend.  Curly, Jim (84 years old) xoxoxo

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