By Steve Edwards
Flu ShotIf you didn’t get a flu shot this year, it could be a good thing. An ever-increasing amount of data is suggesting that these may not be all they’re cracked up to be. In one study, even among the target audience, the elderly, the efficacy rate was less than 30 percent. If you did get one, don’t be alarmed. There is no definitive research showing that these harm you at all. The point of this article isn’t to bash flu shots; it’s to show how you can take a more active role in naturally boosting your immune system.
Some of us use our flu shot as a crutch, which is where the harm comes in. Whether you get immunized or not, research has shown that lifestyle, more than any other factor, influences the effectiveness of your immune system. Let’s look at how we can change both our behavior and diet to maximize our body’s ability to defend itself. Continue reading