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Preparing for Winters & Improving the body's natural defense

By Saffron Imops March 21, 2022 0 comments



Ho Ho it surely is a merry time around if you look outside your windows but sometime winters can be harsh in many ways on your immune system that you could be forced to stay on the other side of that window for the longest time. 


Probed to know why flu and other respiratory diseases or viruses tend to worsen during the chilly season? It’s because the humidity lowers down with temperature and helps the infection live longer inside our bodies and homes. 

So what is the body’s first line of defence?

The human body works magically in fighting against illnesses and pathogens causing it, provided your gut health is strong enough. 

I’m going to list out a few sure-shot ways to keep that gut smiling from within quite literally and spike the defence mechanism of your immune system. 

Food Supplements

Make sure the diet that you intake to fill your tummy is nutritious and vitamin-enriched. Pack those A, B, C & D’s well especially Vit C & D. Vitamin C is said to be rich in antioxidants that help the body to combat any free radicals present in the atmosphere. Whereas Vitamin D helps absorb the calcium and consuming more of it during winters will keep your body healthy all year round.

Foods like tomatoes, broccoli, potatoes, Citrus fruits, brussels sprouts, peppers are a few that you can include in your diet.


Make sure you consume all that good bacteria to keep the bad infections at bay. You can take natural probiotic food like yogurt, curd, idli, cottage cheese; these are all rich sources of generating good bacteria inside your body boosting your gut health. 

Or you can simply include probiotic supplements in your daily diet if you cannot have fermented food items.

Lifestyle Check

Following a healthy lifestyle is a MUST must. Following an active lifestyle is something that you just can’t afford to ignore whether it is catching on those 8 hours of melatonin or working out on releasing that serotonin for 40 minutes every day. Know what your body demands and adapt accordingly. But make sure you don’t overdo it since intense workouts can suppress your immune system further. Maintaining a balanced routine and managing your stress levels are both very important factors that contribute to the body’s natural defence.

Stay Hydrated

I can’t stress how important it is to keep yourself hydrated at all times. In winters or summers, your body needs water. Drinking water is absolutely necessary for overall health. Beneficial for your kidneys, heart, and lungs; flushing out all the toxins from your body and aids in better digestion too.


It is said and believed that good things in life cost nothing. Well, if you don’t take good care of the most valuable thing aka your health, it is going to cost you a fortune. HERBgen takes good care of all your needs when it comes to wellness and healthy living. The brand offers a line of 100% natural supplements which are USFDA approved and comes with a bespoke plan that offers you a free nutritionist consultancy that addresses your issues about immunity, hair, skin, bones, and gut as well. 

Seems like you don’t have to worry about preparing yourself inside out for this season anymore.

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