How to support the immune system and not get infected

the Doctor described six basic rules, if they stick with it, it is possible to preserve the health of the digestive system and strengthen the immune system.

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1. Garden on a plate: in the daily menu should be raw and steamed vegetables and greens. In finished industrial products lot of calories, but few vitamins and minerals.

2. Also the refined food is almost no fiber, and it is necessary as it is an excellent “food” for the healthy microflora. Daily 20 grams of fiber, then the intestines will work like a clock. Therefore it is better to prepare yourself from whole foods. Sources of fiber with vegetables, fruits, whole wheat bread, unprocessed grains and legumes – beans, peas, lentils.

3. More to drink. You need to drink during the day at least 1.5 liters of water. This volume also includes green tea or herbal teas (without added sugar). But coffee, milk, soups – it is food. They don’t count.

4. To sleep. To respect the day is important for many reasons: if you do not get biorhythms, improves metabolism, works flawlessly nervous system. Well intestine also likes to live a normal life. Minimum sleep for an adult is 6 hours, but better – 7-8.

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5. To avoid strict diets. First, if hard myself in something to deny, easy to break. Second, if “sit” on a diet at the time – it’s worth it to finish and return to the usual poor diet – and the pounds will be restored, and dysfunction of the gastrointestinal tract too. All mono, which have become popular in recent times, fat – is always stress, and thus the impact on immunity.

6. To feed the microbiota. Usually, if the person is generally healthy, but quickly gets tired, Napping in the day and often catches a cold – it tells about the decrease in the protective forces of the organism. Hence, it is necessary to “feed” the healthy bacteria. More dairy products (yoghurt, kefir, ayran, katyk – ripen different bacteria, but they are all very useful). In the trend – fermented foods. Sauerkraut, pickled apples, beets, carrots. Important and physical activity (preferably outdoors). Another risk factor – uncontrolled receiving antibiotics, which we sometimes treat even the common cold.

Competentelor from the virus does not save

Drapkina, chief freelance therapist Ministry of health of Russia

– in Any case, when colds and flu do not drink alcohol, especially not heal them. The fact that alcohol and its primary component is acetaldehyde has a very large negative impact on the body.

Alcohol has a negative effect on the heart and blood vessels, it causes tachycardia and increased blood pressure, and the flu and other infections of the cardiovascular system and already works with the increased load. So taking even small doses of alcohol can cause serious heart rhythm disorders and lead to very sad consequences. With increased body temperature, heart rate and so increases, alcohol can trigger severe violation of the heart rate and the occurrence of life-threatening arrhythmias.

the Question repackage vitamins are necessary to maintain immunity?

vitamin C (lemons, oranges, sauerkraut, frozen black currant, wild rose)

vitamin a (carrots, pumpkin, red bell pepper, cod liver oil, milk, butter)

vitamin E (sunflower seeds, vegetable oils, nuts, avocados, shrimp, fish)

vitamin B12 (liver, all kinds of meat and poultry, eggs, fish and seafood)

vitamin P (lemons and other citrus – white part of the peel, rosehips, black currants, lettuce, tomatoes, grapes).

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