While there are many natural remedies that can help colds (garlic, ginger, etc.), also good to know what foods to avoid when you're sick with a cold or fight. Rejecting these products, and by using the immunity, you can recover faster and reduce the severity of symptoms.
Alcohol weakens the immune system and dehydrate you. Both factors may prolong your illness or aggravate it. Hot grandma punch can remove any symptoms for a short time, but it is important not to overdo it. If you fell ill with a cold, stay away from alcohol. Keep your body optimally hydrated and your immune system functioning at a high level.
2. Dairy products.
Dairy products can increase the production of mucus and phlegm — is the thing that you do not need when you're sick. If ice cream is not harmful to your throat, then various frozen desserts such as frozen fruit. They will remove the sore throat and give you vitamins and trace elements.
3. Juice drinks.
If you like the juice, then do it yourself and drink to your health. Provided, however, that the juice must be 100% natural. But if you are relying on the juice from the supermarket, it is best will do without him. In industrial juices loaded a lot of extra sugar. A sugar can reduce the ability of white blood cells to fight disease. Any benefits that gives you vitamin C juices, offset by sugar.
What should also be noted to avoid juices from boxing, you avoid sugar.
4. Fried food.
Stay away from excess fat when you are sick. This is the case of processed snacks and fried foods. Foods high in fat causes inflammation, and inflammation make the immune system less active.
5. Fast food and processed foods.
Also stay away from fast food and processed food when you're sick. Fast food and most processed foods devoid of nutritional value, that is, they do not strengthen the immune system and enhance your health. Not only do most of them are made from genetically modified foods, but they also contain a number of immune-suppressing ingredients such as corn syrup, high fructose, aspartame, MSG, artificial colors, dimethylpolysiloxane, and more. And, despite the fact that some irresponsible hospitals served McDonald's and other fast-food outlets, it does not mean that this food is of value to a patient.
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