It’s flu season once again in Singapore. This means we can expect a rise in sneezes, runny noses and absences from the office. So now is the right time for us to keep safe.
Figures from Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) show that every year the flu season results in approximately 500,000 patient visits and more than 315,000 workdays lost. In the past few years the flu season is not the only case of worry especially with the COVID-19 pandemic unabated.
Both diseases are similar and share common symptoms like fever, shortness of breath, cough, and muscle aches. When combined this leads to a bigger risk to your and your family member’s health.
There are several external steps one can take to help safeguard their health during this time. For instance, getting a flu shot, wearing a mask, and even stocking up on medicines. Your immune system too is an important factor in safeguarding your health and now more than ever immunity boosters will play a huge role.
Here are the 5 best immune system boosters to help safeguard you and your family:
- Vitamin C
An essential vitamin that helps with growth, development, and boosting your immunity. Immunity-boosting foods like red chilies, green leafy vegetables, capsicums, and citrus fruits are rich in this vitamin. Looking for a quicker and more convenient alternative? Check out our supplements Hakubi White C Tablets and Hakubi White C Drink.
- Vitamin B
This is an essential vitamin that helps regulate energy levels, brain function, and boost the immune system. Some immune system booster foods rich in this vitamin are whole grains, meat, eggs and dairy products, seeds, and nuts. A more convenient alternative to this would be our supplements such as Hakubi B Tablets can also help with this vitamin deficiency.
It boosts the immune system, alleviates arthritis and other inflammatory conditions. Foods rich in curcumin include ginger, turmeric, and curry help boost your immune system and slow down the onset of inflammatory conditions such as arthritis when consumed.
Having Omega-3 is essential as it helps prevent heart disease, stroke, and help in boosting the immune system. Foods like fish, nuts, and seeds are rich in omega-3 and are immunity boosting or for a more convenient alternate try our supplements such as Sato DHA that help with its deficiency.
It has various applications in treating diseases but also helps in keeping your body in the right condition. Supplements such as Yunker Super Grand and Yunker Super Royal help provide Propolis and protect you during this time.
Following these simple steps can help protect you and your family and safeguard their well-being during this flu season.