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You can get to protect against the common cold and the flu?

The trains, in schools, kindergartens and day-care centres are full and the r is in the month. How can you protect yourself against viruses, and pathogenic bacteria that reside? Does it make sense to get your immune system to improve and how to go about it?

You can’t, in small and poor ventilated areas, dance, viruses, and bacteria all around. “A sneeze is a little hurricane,” says Harry Wichers, a biochemist at the University of Wageningen. “The bacteria have to swing around in a circle. It’s hard for them not to come. We will be going on for about seven times, attacked by a computer virus.”

Stress, sleep deprivation, and poor nutrition as the cause of all the trouble

Due to stress, sleep deprivation, poor nutrition, and excessive alcohol consumption, the immune system may be difficult to get, and your resistance to damage. This may also be due to the fall and winter, which are learned. “Soon, we’re all a lot more, and the days are shorter and shorter. By Christmas, almost everyone has a vitamin D deficiency,” says Wichers.

During the winter, about 400,000 people in the flu. That is, more than half of that in the winter, says the national Institute for public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in the annual report on infectious diseases.

Protect yourself against the flu, it is difficult to

You can protect yourself against such a the flu or a strong cold? According to Wichers, is a problem. “Well, you can make sure that your immune system as well as possible,” he said. “This is a system of organs, cells, and molecules to protect us. Without this system, bacteria and viruses can quickly master to please you.”

“It’s not like you have a superweerstand will be able to create.”
Titia van der Stelt, dietitian

Titia Van der Stelt, a dietitian, and an expert in the voedingsplatform I’m a Foodie: “It’s not so much that you will have a superweerstand will be able to create. It is going to point you to a resistance level to hold, and not to let it get worse.”

Wichers admits that the superweerstand, indeed, does not exist. “You are not going to be vulnerable. The immune system is a diverse one, it is prone to this and that. Even if you are in one area and strong in another area where things go wrong.”

During the fall and winter, we get less vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. (Photo: NU.nl/Marleen Fouchier)

So, what can you do to have a strong immune system?

However, you can do everything to make your immune system a helping hand. “Make sure you have sufficient movement and stamina. If you are fit, it is your immune system is also much higher,” says Van der Stelt. “When the food is that you get plenty of vitamin C and vitamin E intake. To eat 250 grams of vegetables per day and two pieces of fruit. For example, a kiwi, is that it is a real vitamin C-bomb.”

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Due to the different fiber-to-eat food, such as whole-grain cereals and legumes and feed them to you as well. “The fibres will contribute to a good immune system,” says Van der Stelt.

You can also do something to make the infection for yourself and the people around you to be avoided. “So, you’re better off sneezing into your elbow than your hand, since you will have your hands back there. In the toilet, you should dry your hands should be on paper towels, then they, or the handblazer to keep. Handblazers are, in fact, be a source of bacteria, according to research.”

If you are not at risk of falling, you do not need to take extra vitamins or supplements to take. In an earlier interview with the NU.nl it tells of Astrid Postma-Smeets, an expert in Nutrition, that is, people who do not less likely to get sick.

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