Have your kids been hit by The Bug? With Toronto’s extended winter, it seems like someone you know has come down with something. Here are some tips to keep the whole family healthy until winter releases its icy grip.
How to stay healthy this winter!
Some swear by the healing power of essential oils. Whether you choose to roll it onto your skin, diffuse it or deeply inhale it like this morning’s coffee, essential oils have been touted as a great method in prevention and treatment of cold and flu. The key is to go for high quality oils. They are now widely available by independent sellers and retail stores, like Saje, operated right here in Vancouver.
Some germs are great but not when it is cold season. And we’ve all had the memo multiple times but it bears repeating. Be sure the little ones wash their hands before eating and after playing.
There is something to that saying, “chicken soup is good for the soul.” Get some legit made-from-scratch bone broth delivered to your door when you’re too sick to make it yourself. Try the Door Dash for soup delivery or boil up those bones yourself!
Warm water and lemon
Start each day with warm water and lemon. Lemon has been known to flush the body of toxins and boost the immune system. The rind can also be grated and steeped with the warm water for extra nutrition.
Head to your local Whole Foods or natural store and stock up on superfoods like bee pollen, hemp hearts, chia seeds, manuka honey, spirulina and fresh wheatgrass.
Now if all goes according to plan, we’ll be hale and hearty for cherry blossom season!