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April 12, 2019 - Nutrition Studies

Can Nutrition Help Prevent Common Cold & Flu Viruses?

Can Nutrition Help Prevent Common Cold & Flu Viruses?
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Most respiratory tract infections (RTIs), including the common cold and flu (influenza) are caused by viruses. There are around 200 or more types and sub-types of virus that contribute. Further, viral DNA changes frequently. This makes preventing and treating RTIs quite difficult and helps explain why we tend to get many RTIs throughout our lives. Although we tend to think of a few days off work/school with a warm blanket, RTIs can be very serious, especially in those with a weakened immune system such as the elderly or those with certain medical conditions.

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