Flu Season hits U.S. Earlier and Harder than it has in years

This year the Flu Season is hitting Americans harder and Earlier than it has in almost 12 years.

Flu hospitalizations are at their highest levels since 2010.

The CDC Estimates more than 1.5 million people have already contracted influenza this season. 730 of those cases have turned deadly including 2 children.

The South, including Tennessee and Alabama are feeling the worst effects.

While Vitamin C and Vitamin D can’t keep you from getting a cold or the flu they can support your body's immune system health to help fight infection.

You can find Vitamin C in many fruits and vegetables including:

  • Citrus fruits
  • Tomatoes
  • Potatoes
  • Strawberries
  • Green and red bell peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Brussel sprouts and more

Antioxidant Foods

Eat them raw or cooked but it’s important to remember that fruits and vegetables lose vitamin C when they are stored for a long time. To get the most out of them, eat them as soon as possible after shopping and even steam them for short periods of time to avoid nutrient loss.

A reliable Vitamin C supplement can be helpful as Vitamin C isn’t made by the body but is necessary for overall health. Many people worry about the absorption of Vitamin C as well so combining it with Magnesium can improve bioavailability and also help boost immune health at the same time.

Boomer Products Vitamin C plus Magnesium provides high quality ascorbic acid and Magnesium to increase absorption and maximize health benefits.

Vitamin D plays an active role for your immune system health. Vitamin D turns on essential peptides in your immune system that trigger a strong anti-microbial response, allowing you to fight off invaders before they can develop into infections effectively.

Sunshine for Vitamin D

An Estimated 57% of Adults in the United States have Severe Vitamin D-3 deficiencies, and in areas with minimal sun exposure, these estimates can be as high as 90%.

The Best Form of Vitamin of D-3 is Sunlight. However, most people cannot get enough exposure to sunlight to provide them with adequate levels of D-3, and living in a sunny climate does not guarantee vitamin D-3 creation.

The elderly are more prone to this deficiency since their capacity to activate vitamin D in the skin is reduced as we age.

Boomer Products Vitamin D3 is available in 5000 IU gel caps and can help you get the Vitamin D that you may not be getting.

Make sure you use supplements as directed and if you have any questions consult with your physician.

1 comment

  • Michele Lydon

    Holiday Blessings to all the Fantastic family of people…TRULY BLESSED AT THIS TIME IN THE WORLD OF LIKE SPIRITS & HEARTS…10-4 BC&B ALWAYS N IN ALL WAYS* Shel

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