12 Strategies to Strengthen Your Immune System

Modern medicine can help if you get sick, but for the most part it's up to you whether you maintain good health. If you want good health, here are some tips to strengthen your immune system naturally.



strengthen your immune system - vegetable basket
Eating a variety of colorful vegetables is just one easy (and delicious!) way to naturally strengthen your immune system.
PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO
socializing
Socializing (especially exercising with friends), isn't just fun — it can also help boost your immune system.
ISTOCKPHOTO
bed
Sleep deprivation activates your body's stress response, while getting regular sound sleep allows growth-promoting and reparative hormones knit up the raveled sleeve of daily life.
ISTOCKPHOTO
fruit and yogurt
Load up on good bacteria (yay yogurt!) to ramp up your immunity.
ISTOCKPHOTO
fishing
For even better immunity-boosting, take time to unwind.
ISTOCKPHOTO
supplements
Making smart supplement choices is another good way to help yourself stay healthy.
ISTOCKPHOTO
dirty hands
Get dirty! The Hygiene Hypothesis suggests some exposure to “germs” may be good for your health.
ISTOCKPHOTO
sunshine
Don't shun the sun! Vitamin D plays a number of roles in promoting normal immune function, and getting a little sun exposure is one of the best ways to get your vitamin D.
ISTOCKPHOTO











Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

MOTHER EARTH NEWS is the guide to living — as one reader stated — “with little money and abundant happiness.” Every issue is an invaluable guide to leading a more sustainable life, covering ideas from fighting rising energy costs and protecting the environment to avoiding unnecessary spending on processed food. You’ll find tips for slashing heating bills; growing fresh, natural produce at home; and more. MOTHER EARTH NEWS helps you cut costs without sacrificing modern luxuries.

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet’s natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That’s why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.