How To Increase Your Immunity To Illness

Bacteria are everywhere. Even our bodies are made of more bacteria, yeasts, and fungi than cells. These microscopic organisms are thriving, evolving and surviving just like us. Supporting the colonies of “good” bacteria. Is a practical way to maintain a healthy, well functioning immune system.

As the corona virus continues to spread. Looking to avoid getting sick? Boost your immunity! For better resilience and recovery from the flu, colds, etc. 

Ways to boost immunity:

  • Improve gut health
  • Supplement with organic grown sources of CBD, it helps to regulate homeostasis in our cells, keeping the body in balance
  • Eat a balanced diet, high in fiber, low in processed sugars, making sure to eat greens, vegetables and fruit every day
  • Drink kombucha! Kombucha super charges your immune system with probiotics and detoxifies your liver, just make sure to choose low sugar, more sour varieties, for the health benefits
  • Drink tea! Green and pu’er tea are best and black is great too. Organic, in loose leaf varieties is the cleanest, some tea bags contain micro plastics
  • People who drink tea daily for 20+ years are said to live longer and maintain a sharper mind into old age
  • Sleep, make sure to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep per night
  • Beauty sleep, it’s when your body and brain detoxes and rebuilds
  • Drink 2-3 liters of water every day!! This one is super important
  • Our bodies are about 60- 65% water, drink water with meals, with added citrus, or herbs for more benefits, and better hydration, avoid drinking water on an empty stomach
  • Exercise 3 times a week! Not only does working out boost immunity, it boosts serotonin
  • 90% of serotonin is made in our guts, it is now believed by scientists that this serotonin + brain + gut connection plays a significant factor in your over all wellbeing and health
  • Avoid drinking alcohol, it’s not only bad for your brain, it’s bad for your gut health and immunity
  • Eat meals on a schedule, your body is a raving fan of schedules, keep it running like clockwork 
  • Don’t forget fermented foods like sauerkraut, kimchi, beet kvass and pickles
  • When choosing fermented foods, avoid the preserved in vinegar kind as these are not truly fermented food and rather preserved
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water