Vitamins C and D, Zinc, Covid, and the Immune System Making Headlines
ICYMI, NBC News ran a story about the importance of making nutritious food choices, primarily focusing on Vitamins C and D, and Zinc as ways to help make it through this season in good health. Watch it here.
We couldn't agree more!
Need a primer on Vitamin C and COVID-19? Here's a recent article from news-medical.net. In a nutshell Vitamin C, aka ascorbic acid:
is crucial for immune responses. It has important anti-inflammatory, immunomodulating, antioxidant, antithrombotic, and antiviral properties.
Food sources for Vitamin C
The NIH identifies citrus fruits, tomatoes and tomato juice, and potatoes as well as red and green peppers, kiwifruit, broccoli, strawberries, Brussels sprouts, and cantaloupe.
Looking for some immunity supporting recipes? Try these! Share your pics and tell us how you feel.
Another option to boost your immune system
Although food is excellent for giving your body the nutrients and vitamins it needs, we know how difficult that can be. Some people do not enjoy cooking. Some find it to be time consuming and confusing. Others find access to fresh foods challenging. For these and other reasons, we remind you of the benefits and advantages of infusion therapy, also known as IV therapies. IV treatments are composed of a variety of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. They are the fastest way to replenish depleted nutrient reserves. The benefits of IV treatments include:
Helping the Body Detoxify
Promoting Better Sleep
Improving the Immune System
Combatting Acute and Chronic Infections
Learn more here and/or contact us with questions and/or to schedule an appointment.