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Page 20 | Abby's Magazine | Boosting immunity to prevent Covid Read the steps you can take to make your defenses as strong as possible. 1. Ge ng quality sleep – the best REM cycle of sleep happens between the hours of 10pm to 2am. This is the me frame that your body will heal the best, when you are in a deep REM cycle of sleep. 2. Ea ng a healthy, balanced diet that is high in vegetables and fruit. Prac ce having a Rainbow Diet. That means ea ng fruits and vegetables that are different colors. Remember your vegetable intake should be 2x as much as your fruit intake. 3. Exercising regularly – Experts recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week. 4. Drinking enough water – Half your body weight in ounces of water is what you should drink every day. 5. Reducing stress – Research shows that ge ng a chiroprac c adjustment will reduce the amount of damage to the nervous system by 50 % caused by stress. This will greatly increase and strengthen your immune system to fight off viruses such as COVID. Immunity support Supplements Dr. D'Adamo, director of the center for Integra ve Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, helped create a preven on strategy guide with the ins tu on for Func onal Medicine. These guidelines are in alignment with the center of Disease Control and Preven on. He recommends using the following supplements in modera on to keep the immune system func oning at its best. 1. Vitamin C may prevent viral, bacterial, and other infec ons by shortening the dura on of colds and ac ng as a natural an histamine and an -inflammatory. 2. Vitamin D is one of the most important immune system strengthening nutrients that can reduce risk of colds and flu. Vitamin C Vitamin D Vitamin A Zinc Selenium Garlic Probiotics Elderberry

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