Common cold cases are ‘common’ . A runny nose, headache, body pain and sore throat can make it quite difficult to perform our daily chores, and all we want to do is curl in the bed and sip some hot drinks. Chilly wind, cold drinks makes the symptoms even worse. Here are some tips to prevent colds this winter and stay fit and active.
Wash hands regularly
Cold-causing viruses are spread from coughs and sneezes from infected person, It can survive on hands and surfaces for 24 hours. So, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water before eating or touching your face .
During winters daily water intake level decreases. Water helps to flush out toxins from the body and prevent us from being sick. So if you want to stay healthy, drink at least 2 litres of water in a day.
Having a healthy and balanced diet during the season. It will help you get an right amount of nutrients and keep you fit. Pay special attention to your zinc and vitamin D intake levels. These two nutrients help to boost immunity and reduce the risk of falling sick. Eat more leafy vegetables, whole grains, nuts and fruits.