How to Boost your Immune System

When your little one gets sick there are a number of vitamins you can give them to help boost their immune system to fight off the virus. These vitamins are also great when you want to be proactive and prevent illnesses by keeping their immune system strong

One of the best supplements you can give your little one to help boost their immune system is zinc. Zinc is a safe supplement you can feel good about giving your child. Dr. Sears recommends that kids up to age 6 get 10 to 20 mg per day. Older kids can take 20-40 mg per day. You can also help your children get zinc through the food they eat. Yogurt, peas, beef, and shrimp all include zinc.

The most famous of vitamins that adults often turn to when they feel sick is vitamin C. It is well known that Vitamin C is a supplement that can fight of invading germs. Dr. Sears recommends that for children under the age of six they get around 250 mg per day. Older kids and adults can take up to 500 mg per day.

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