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More Cold Prevention Tips

More ways to catch fewer colds this year.

By
Monica Reinagel, M.S.,L.D./N
Episode #016

Keeping your home clean is another great way to avoid coming into contact with germs.  The kitchen sink, in particular, should be getting plenty of love and care.

And if, despite all this good advice, you do end up coming down with a cold, give yourself a couple of days off. Diva’s orders! Staying home and taking care of yourself for a day or two when your symptoms are at their worst will help you feel better sooner. You’ll also be less likely to spread your cold to others and this helps everyone—including you. What doesn’t go around doesn’t come back around.  You can also find tips on beating a cold over on The House Call Doctor's page.

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This is Monica Reinagel, the Nutrition Diva, with your quick and dirty tips for eating well and feeling fabulous. 

These tips are not intended as medical advice. Because everyone is different, please work with your health professional to determine what’s right for you. 

If you have a question or comment, you can email me at nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com or leave me a voice mail at 206-203-1438.  I am also on Facebook and Twitter.

Thanks for listening! Have a great day and remember: Eat something good for me

RESOURCES: 

Colds and Influenza: A Review of Diagnosis and Conventional, Botanical, and Nutritional

Considerations (Alternative Medicine Review)

Catch fewer colds: Part 1

Episode on Fermented Foods

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Monica Reinagel, M.S.,L.D./N
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