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Myths vs. Facts About Boosting Your Immune Sytem

Myths vs. Facts About Boosting Your Immune Sytem

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Your immune system is your friend

Your immune system is your friend

Your immune system defends your body from infection. If you can support it, there will be benefits.

Your immune system creates, stores, and distributes white blood cells that fight bacteria and viruses you are exposed to.

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Facts about the immune system

  • Eating fruits and vegetables helps your immune system fight viruses and bacteria.
  • A positive attitude can help your body fight illnesses.
  • Covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze can keep germs at bay.
  • Sucking your baby's pacifier can make them less likely to develop allergies, a recent study found.

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Immune system myths

  • A lack of sleep does not affect your immune system. There is a strong link between restorative sleep and a healthy immune system.
  • Supplements can help you get better faster. Taking megadoses of one vitamin has not been proven to support the immune system.
  • Kids need supplements. They really should get vitamins and minerals from eating nutritious foods.
  • Exercise does not affect the immune system. Exercise lowers blood pressure, keeps body weight under control and can protect you from some diseases.

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