4 natural cold and flu preventatives

4 natural cold and flu preventatives

The old axiom is, “feed a cold, starve a fever.” No one really knows the origins, but most accounts link it back as early as 1574. So, is it true? Well, science does show that loss of appetite is your body’s natural defense mechanism for fevers, because it helps the immune system focus its energy on fighting pathogens.

Taking medications to treat or prevent cold and flu symptoms only address the symptoms. You know the popular medications, here are some time-tested remedies that you may not be familiar with…

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