As a kid, it seemed that wintertime was practically synonymous with sickness. My mother would always try to keep me from getting sick, but between being with other kids at school all day — and doing little to heed her warnings when she wasn’t looking — it seems that I got sick nearly every year. And as an adult, not much has changed. Sick classmates have given way to sick coworkers, and we’re too busy to keep up with our own health, much less the health of our children and families.
Instead of dealing with sickness when it arrives, focus on boosting your immune system so you can avoid getting sick in the first place. The following are five ways you and your entire family can boost the immune system to stay healthy and happy all winter long.