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The common cold Influenza “the flu” The common cold is a viral infection of your upper respiratory tract, i.e. your nose and throat (1) The flu is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system, i.e. your nose, throat and lungs. (2) A cold develops gradually over a day or two. (3) A flu comes on [...]
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You might be doing the best you can to guard against winter colds and flu, but still fall prey to one or both. If that happens it is important to take action to reduce the severity of the infection, heal faster and restore healthy balance to your immune system. Make sure essential vitamins and minerals are […]

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You can take back the power by controlling the spread of infection. Best protection is to receive a vaccine for the flu – but they are not a 100 % guarantee of health in the flu season. Therefore, some common sense may come in handy to help reduce the spread of infection. (1,2) Avoid the […]

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Colds and flu spread easily (1-3) These viruses travel through the air in tiny droplets, so when someone coughs, sneezes or talks it is possible that you can inhale the droplets – this is called direct contact. You can also pick up the germs indirectly – by handling an object like a pen, telephone or keyboard […]

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During the winter months it is difficult to stay healthy. Colds and the flu are two of the most likely reasons you will become sick this winter. Both are caused by viruses, which are airborne and consequently spread easily. (1,2) FoodState’s range of vitamin and mineral supplements presents vitamins and minerals in a form that […]

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