01 Sep 4 Supplements to Boost Kids Immune Function
If you want to boost your child’s immune health, you may wonder which are the best supplements for your child to help boost their natural defences to fight off infections.
Key Immune Supplements
When it comes to strengthening our immunity, there are some key nutrients and antioxidants our immune system requires, and a deficiency in any of these can make you more susceptible to illness. Here are my 4 top supplements to strengthen your child’s immunity.
Effective at reducing the length and severity of a cold. Vitamin C is also a potent antioxidant and is involved in virus killing and preventing viral replication.
Our key immune modulator! Vitamin D supplementation is protective against acute respiratory infections like the cold and flu.
Proven to help fight infections, zinc can have a direct anti-viral effect in the body. It’s the primary building block for our white blood cells (our immune defence force), and helps to block histamine, reducing runny nose and cough symptoms.
Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids
Exhibit an anti-inflammatory action in the body, and specifically obtaining these from a Cod Liver Oil supplement is beneficial as it’s also a source of Vitamin D and Vitamin A, which both provide immune protection.
When it comes to choosing any vitamins and supplements, it’s recommended to consult a qualified Nutritionist as quality and dosage definitely does matter when it comes to getting effective results.
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