Let’s face it. We don’t always have time for a well-balanced meal. Sometimes, I go through spurts where I’m running around like a chicken with no head and grabbing anything on the go so getting all the nutrients my body needs can sometimes be a challenge. In addition to a multivitamin, I take the following supplements to help boost immunity. I’m blessed to say that I have great health, and very rarely catch even the common cold.
“A well-balanced life, is a perfect life.”
1. Colloidal Silver
Silver has been used for centuries by many cultures including Ancient Egyptians, Romans and Greeks for optimal health, skin healing and purification capabilities. Learn more about Colloidal silver from my preferred vendor HERE.
Lysine is an essential amino acid that your body cannot produce, as it can only be obtained from food or supplements. Lysine blocks stress response receptors, reduces stress and anxiety, improve calcium absorption and retention, promotes wound healing by creating collagen and protects against cold sores.
Sources of Lysine: beef, chicken, lamb, mussels, prawns, oysters, salmon, cod, tuna, milk, cheese, yogurt, potatoes, peppers, leeks, avocado, pears and dried apricots.
Astragalus has immune-boosting, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory capabilities, believed to prolong life in addition to treating a wide variety of ailments, such as fatigue, allergies, common cold, heart disease, diabetes and more.
Zinc may effectively boost immune health, reduce inflammation, reduce your risk of age-related diseases, speed wound healing and improve acne symptoms.
Sources of Zinc: meat, oysters, shrimp, mussels, chickpeas, lentils, beans, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, cashews, milk, eggs, whole grain, green beans, kale and dark chocolate.
5. Vitamin C
Vitamin C is an ascorbic acid necessary for the growth, development and repair of body tissues, and involved in the formation of collagen, absorption of iron, wound healing and maintenance of cartilage, bones and teeth.
Sources of Vit C: broccoli, cantaloupe, cauliflower, kale, kiwifruit, oranges, papaya, yellow pepper, sweet potato, strawberry, tomato.
Acidophilus is a probiotic bacteria that naturally occurs in the human gut and parts of the body to help improve the digestive system, reduce cholesterol, improves symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, prevent vaginal infections, promote weight loss, reduce eczema, prevent cold, flu and allergy symptoms,
Sources of Acidophilus: yogurt, kefir, miso, tempeh, cheese and sauerkraut.
7. Sea Moss
Sea moss is a mucilaginous food making it a great healing agent for mucus membranes in the body, mainly respiratory and digestive systems. It may also be used to help improve thyroid function, boost immunity, increase energy, nourish skin and improve emotional health.