Contributing Writers for Wake Up World
For many people around the world, the flu and cold season is in full force. While the days become shorter (for those of in the Southern Hemisphere) there is less sunlight and thus warmth. As a result, we miss out on adequate vitamin D and tend to indulge in heavier meals and more food – not necessarily always making the healthiest choice.
Furthermore, many people suffer from seasonal depression as a result of shorter days; this increases stress while depleting our bodies ability to fight off infection – one of the reasons why so many get sick this time of year. Despite all the colds and flues floating about, we all have the ability to avoid catching them if we take the time to strengthen our immunity through prevention.