HEALTHY LIVING

5 Natural Ways To Boost Immunity For Cold And Flu Season

10/20/2011 07:59 am ET | Updated Dec 20, 2011

By Jim Nicolai, M.D. for YouBeauty

Health and beauty can have an inner wholeness and balance that offers resilience against the external pressures of your environment. Among other things, this means that you can be exposed to certain infectious agents and not necessarily get sick.

As you go about your daily life, you will come into contact with germs -- it can’t be avoided, no matter how hard you try.

Sure you need to wash your hands and cough into your sleeve, but what are some ways to shore up immunity during this time when infections of all kinds seem to rear their ugly head?

Here are five tips for entering the cold and flu season to keep your body resilient during this time:

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