8 Ways to Actively Boost your Immune System - Ketosis Macro Calculator

8 Ways to Actively Boost your Immune System - Ketosis Macro Calculator Burpee Bod

2020 convinced us that having a compromised immune system is a risk we should all avoid. But what steps can be taken to actively boost your immune system? Here's a sampling of things we do on a daily basis.

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  1.  Wash your hands. You've heard this one a lot lately, but it remains true today and will ring true tomorrow. Follow this and other important guidelines to avoid infection by blocking pathogens from entering the body.

  2. Bask in the Sun. Sunlight triggers melanin production and has important biological effects in your skin - providing many positive health outcomes, such as reduced incidences of autoimmune diseases and cancers. But did you know sunlight also energizes T cells that play a central role in our immunity? Get outside and ride an ebike, today!

  3. Love your gut. A large proportion of your immune system is in your GI tract. In fact, the cells that spend their lives excreting massive amounts of antibodies are in the lining of your gut. Acetic acid, Apple Cider Vinegar’s most valuable compound, can boost your performance by fighting off unwanted microbes.

  4. Smooch your pooch. Yes, doggy kisses and nose snuggles may protect you against some infectious diseases. Many of us likely share upwards of 50% of our gut biome with our pooch, according to William DePaolo - associate professor of medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.  Mixing of this biome is good for us, so kiss away!

  5. Exercise regularly. It is the gold standard of healthy living. Besides impacting your overall health, exercise keeps your immune system healthy by allowing the cells and substances within your immune system to move freely throughout your body.  By following a moderately energetic lifestyle, you can boost your immune system directly, circulating your immune system do its job more efficiently.

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  6. Rest days. While back to back days of intense exercising won't compromise your strength, after two days some athletes may experience reduced levels of anti-inflammatory cytokines. These are the proteins that are produced by your white blood cells which allow you to fight off illness and infection. So, be sure to incorporate those rest days and active recovery workouts into your schedule.

  7. Intermittent fasting. If you haven't yet incorporated some variety of Intermittent fasting into your routine, you definitely need to do your research on this one. Unless you have no desire to prolong your life or regenerate new immune system cells.

  8. Ketones. Besides being a great fuel source, researchers have recently discovered that the Ketogenic diet activates protective T-cell responses against influenza virus infection

    “This study shows that the way the body burns fat to produce ketone bodies from the food we eat can fuel the immune system to fight flu infection,”  - Vishwa Deep Dixit, Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Immunobiology.

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