The jury is still out on whether the old wives’ tale that you should starve a fever and feed a cold is true or not, with no hard scientific evidence to back it up either way. The only thing that every medical professional agrees on is that everyone should drink plenty of fluids and try to eat a healthy diet in order to keep their immune system strong. If you succumb to a cold or the flu, listen to your body – eat if you feel hungry, drink lots of fluids and get plenty of rest.
Jun 21, 2012
With so much conflicting advice on offer about how to prevent and treat cold and flu, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction and old wives’ tales from medically proven facts. Here are some of the most common myths surrounding cold and flu, and the origins and truth behind them.
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Don’t eat anything you can’t pronounce!
Basically everything the body does requires water – so staying hydrated would probably be the best and easiest health tip there is.
There is no such thing as a diet, simply a healthy lifestyle. Eat foods that are LHI (Low human interaction). Stay away from foods that are overly processed.
I always make sure I have fresh fruit handy incase I need a sugar pep up. Keeps me away from the spur of the moment chocolate purchases and is fresh and nutritious so it’s therapeutic to eat.
If I'm ever feeling stressed at home, the first thing I do is tidy my living spaces and light a scented candle. Messy bed, messy head.
Try incidental exercise, get off the bus a stop earlier, take the stairs instead of the lift and set a diary reminder to stand up and walk around every hour.