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During flu bet on mushrooms, garlic and elderberry juice

Influenza is a fairly serious illness, which in these days gets back into play. Every year it gets sick thousands of people in the Czech Republic. The best measures to avoid it, is vaccination. But what to do when it struck the flu? Help the appropriate menus.

Do not wait until it's too late

If you feel in your skin and it seems to you that you "anything goes", do not wait and start fighting immediately. Whether it's the flu or just a cold, quick response is successful and rapid overcoming major illness. virus incubation period is 24-72 hours. Thereafter, the disease develops fully. If you hit even before the amplification of, you have half the battle.

What to eat to be fit soon

Mushrooms - Medicinal Mushroom effects are often overlooked, but Japanese and Chinese healers understand their power already centuries ago. Shiitake mushrooms and Reis contain substances that help destroy infection and stimulate the immune system. It is best to stock up on them before the start of the flu season and use it preventively. You can also try traditional Asian cuisine that is full of these small wonders.

Elderberry - elderberry juice has several advantages - it is a natural antioxidant, has anti-inflammatory and also tastes great, so you do not have a problem with her ​​or the children. One to two teaspoons of elderberry syrup four times a day for two to four days can shorten and lessen the symptoms of the disease.

Garlic - with its natural antibiotic component has a positive effect not only the flu, but also in bacterial infections of the respiratory tract. The most effective is in raw form, without heat treatment. Clove of garlic mixed with olive oil and lemon juice, for example, you produce simple and packed with vitamins salad dressing. When the disease is recommended to eat at least 3 cloves of garlic a day.

Tip: A little parsley after eating garlic gets rid of unpleasant breath.

Ginger - excellent helper in fevers and chills. For relief from flu symptoms boil a piece of ginger in the soup or try this simple recipe for ginger tea: Peel the rind from a piece of fresh ginger, cut into slices and place in a container with water. For two cups of strong tea is sufficient for about 5 cm root. Boil ginger for 20 minutes, then add a teaspoon of honey and the juice squeezed from half a fresh lemon. Such a prepared drink, drink, until it is hot.

Salmon - according to recent studies, is the defense against influenza and respiratory infections also important levels of vitamin D. It is naturally produced in the skin by sunlight, but in the lack of sunny days is necessary to supplement his income from external sources. The best are the fresh seafood. For example, one serving of salmon contains up to half the recommended daily amount of this vitamin.

In the form of the whole year

Always remember two principles that will keep your defenses strong year round:
A diet rich in vitamin C - a natural vitamin is more absorbable and more effective than tablets.
Enough sleep and relaxation - long-term stress and lack of sleep are the biggest enemies of your immunity.

The possibility of infection can be avoided only difficult, but when you encounter the virus, do not let him win you over.

Source: U lékař
Author: Carolina Jezdinský expert uLékař

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