With the increasing number of deaths in China from the latest H7N9 avian (bird) flu, people around the world are becoming tense once again when it comes to travel or crowded areas. Although it hasn’t made its way to North America yet, people are being advised to follow certain flu prevention health tips to minimize the risk of contracting this virus, and to stop this deadly flu from spinning into an all-out global pandemic.
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In the past decade, tea drinking has increased in the Western world, resulting in massive production and sales of green tea and other types of herbal beverages. The Western world has traditionally used black tea for ages, yet the introduction of green tea from China has been given much attention due to its positive effects on human health. Green tea drinking has historically been a common activity in China, which was then later introduced to Japan and other neighboring Asian …Read more
So you have started to feel the inevitable nastiness of influenza sneaking up on you. The symptoms of influenza are well known and marked by fever and chills, nausea, stomach upset and a general feeling of malaise. We are all aware of the old adage “you are what you eat”, so can this theory be applied to flu prevention?
Proper diet is of the utmost importance when it comes to keeping healthy, especially during flu season. Let’s explore some of …Read more