Boosting Your Immune health

Monday, 8 February 2021  |  Editor

In these uncertain and difficult times it is vital that your immune system is as effective as possible. A good multivitamin can boost your body's ability to cope with this and ensure that your diet is supplemented with all the nutrients it needs. And there is more information about how to Echinaforce can relieve symptoms and  help modulate your immune system to fight infection.

Below we show some of the nutrients important for immune health. below that we talk about echinacea for which there is strong evidence of its claim to boost immune health.ZINC

Multivitamins and minerals (see all multivitamins supplements here)

Often only one-a-day, these are full of nutrients that support immune health. Most "multis" contain all the following nutrients that are involved in immune health so you may feel it worth giving your immune system a boost with only one capsule a day.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an infection-fighter . 

Vitamin C

Vitamin C may help prevent infections or shorten their stay. 

Vitamin E

Like vitamin C, vitamin E can be a powerful antioxidant that helps your body fight off infection. This important vitamin — part of nearly 200 biochemical reactions in your body — is critical in how your immune system functions.

Vitamin D

Known as the sunshine vitamin, it’s one of the most important and powerful nutrients for supporting the immune system. 

Folic Acid

Deficiency leads to many negative health outcomes.

Iron

Helps your body carry oxygen to cells, plays a part in many of the immune system processes. 

Selenium

Selenium seems to have a powerful effect on the immune system being important for preventing infections. 

Zinc

Zinc is needed for the production of new immune system cells.

The Truth About Boosting Your Immune System

This BBC programme investigated factor that can affect the immune system. Dr Ronx Ikharia assessed a range over the counter vitamins, minerals and herbal products that claim to boost immunity.. It was concluded that Echinacea Purpurea has reasonable evidence to support its use to prevent many of the type of symptoms discussed. A Vogel produce a number of echinacea products. Most of them have THR registration (Traditional Herbal Registration) but PL remedies are licensed as medicinal remedies. That aren't many Echinacea products that are but A Vogel Echinaforce is licensed to help relieve the symptoms of cold, flu and upper respiratory tract infections. Research has shown that is also have some longer lasting benefits, gently modulating our immune response and therefore aiding the body's fight against future infections too

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