The 2013 flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade. According to WebMD, the best recommendation to avoid getting sick, or at least minimize the effects, is to get vaccinated. But what other natural flu treatments are there for people out there who are already feeling under the weather? Keeping a steady winter exercise routine can help you stave off sicknesses this season, but that isn't always enough. When being sick puts you out of commission, there are a lot of flu treatments you can find in your own kitchen! WebMD came up with a list of 10 foods you can eat to soothe your aching throat and help you recover faster. Their list includes the token "sick foods," like chicken soup and hot tea, but check out some of the more surprising foods that also made it!
- Turkey Sandwich
- Vegetable Juice
- Chicken Soup
- Hot Tea
- Meal Replacement Drinks
Being sick kills your appetite and makes you want to quarantine yourself in the bedroom, only leaving to visit the bathroom. True, your body needs lots of rest, but it also needs nutrition and most importantly, hydration. All of these foods provide the nutrition your body needs when recovering. If you get sick and want some natural flu treatments, look no further than these flu-fighting foods that may already be in your kitchen. They'll make you feel better, and help you recover faster. From all of us here at BlenderBottle®, stay healthy this year!
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