Cold and flu protection begins at home and even well before the cold and flu season begins.  Prevention is the best medicine and the sooner the better. 

One simple tip to protect the immune system:  Cut out or drastically reduce white/brown sugar.  Artificial sweeteners are an absolute no-no and are NOT a good alternative for sugar.  When multiple teaspoons of sugar are consumed each day, the immune system weakens and unable to protect the body. 

Sugar is hidden in all processed foods.  It is in sugary caffeine drinks; soda’s; pastries and baked goods; dried fruit; syrup; jam; sauces; juice; cereals etc. 

Opt for sugar alternatives such as unpasteurized honey, maple syrup and stevia (sparingly).