6 Immune Boosters to Keep You Healthy Through the Holidays

| January 14, 2019

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’Tis the season—the season for joy, celebration, family, friends, lights, gifts, and yes—challenges to our health. While the holiday season is rich in activities, the hustle and bustle can leave the immune system compromised. The most effective way to protect your immune system this season is to slow down and schedule sufficient time for self-care and rest. Prioritize downtime as an essential counterbalance to festivities

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