New Year's Resolutions To Boost Immunity

This New Year, focus on supporting a strong immune system for a happy and healthy 2017.“Building a strong immune system can improve and even extend your life,” says Dr. Larry Robinson, vice president of Scientific Affairs, Embria Health Sciences, a manufacturer of ingredients that support wellness and vitality.

workoutFor a healthier year, Robinson and the experts at Embria are encouraging people to toast to these great health and wellness tips: Be social - It’s easy to hole-up during these cold winter days, but it’s not good for your health or immune system. Research shows that people that have more human interactions are better at combating cold weather challenges.

So make sure to chat with your co-workers during the day and make plans with your friends after work. Not only will this boost your immunity, but social activities may also help reduce stress and depression. Supplement - While a well-balanced diet of fruits, vegetables and whole grains can support good health, getting the proper vitamins and nutrients in sufficient quantities every day can prove challenging. Consider resolving to offer your immune system targeted support with a supplement designed to boost healthy immune function.

Rest and relaxation - Rest and relaxation can go a long way toward supporting good health. Ongoing sleep deficiency is linked to a number of major health problems and can impair the way your immune system responds, according to the National Institutes of Health. What’s more, too much stress can compromise immune response. So whether it’s spending time with friends, going to yoga class or taking a bath, make sure your schedule includes time for both sleep and for stress-reducing activities.