Immune System Support for Winter Wellness

Why you need immune support

Your immune system plays a critical role in protecting your body from harmful pathogens like viruses and bacteria. However, Several factors can impact your immune system during the winter months, making you more susceptible to infections..

Cold Weather:  Exposure to cold temperatures can weaken the immune system’s defenses. When your body is cold, it may redirect resources away from the immune system to prioritize maintaining core body temperature.

Reduced Sunlight:  In many regions, winter means shorter daylight hours and reduced exposure to sunlight. Sunlight is essential for the body’s production of vitamin D, which plays a crucial role in immune function. Vitamin D deficiency is more common in the winter and can weaken your immune system.

Indoor Crowding:  During the winter, people tend to spend more time indoors in close proximity to others. This can increase the risk of exposure to respiratory viruses like the flu and common cold, which spread more easily in crowded indoor spaces.

Dry Air:  Cold winter air tends to be dry, and indoor heating systems can further reduce indoor humidity. Dry air can dry out your respiratory mucous membranes, making it easier for viruses to enter your body through the respiratory tract.

Stress:  Chronic stress can suppress the immune system, making you more vulnerable to infections.

Lack of Exercise:  Cold weather can discourage outdoor physical activity, leading to a more sedentary lifestyle. Regular exercise is essential for maintaining a healthy immune system.

Lack of Sleep: The shorter days of winter can disrupt sleep patterns.  Sleep is crucial for immune function, and insufficient sleep can weaken your defenses.

Products to Help Support Your Immune System

ImmuPro Chewable Tablets

Natural Immune Support
Product Profile

ImmuPro™ is formulated to provide exceptional immune system support when combined with a healthy lifestyle and adequate sleep. It is a power-packed formula that combines naturally derived, immune-supporting Ningxia wolfberry polysaccharides with a unique blend of reishi, maitake, and agaricus blazei mushroom powders to deliver powerful antioxidant activity to help reduce the damaging effects of oxidative stress from free radicals. ImmuPro also provides zinc and selenium for proper immune function, along with other chelated minerals that emerging science suggests are more easily absorbed by the body. It also delivers melatonin, which encourages restful sleep by promoting the body’s natural sleep rhythm.*

  • Provides immune system support*
  • Contains chelated minerals, including zinc and selenium, which emerging science suggests are more easily absorbed by the body for proper immune function*
  • Delivers melatonin, which encourages restful sleep by promoting the body’s natural sleep rhythm*

Immugummies™ Supplement

Natural Immune Support
Product Profile

Yum your way to wellness. These elderflower- and lime-flavored gummies offer delicious immune support without the hassle of a capsule.  Packed with power, flavor, and convenience, our Immugummies supplement naturally supports optimal immune function, upper respiratory tract health, and immune health. These powerful benefits come from Euglena gracilis algae, which are high in 1,3 beta-glucans. Unlike traditional gummy supplements, our Immugummies supplement is vegan, with no added sugar, and is safe for the whole family ages 4 and up!*

  • Supports immune health and encourages optimal immune function*

  • Maintains key immune cells and cell activity*

  • Supports upper respiratory tract health*

  • Provides antioxidant support*

  • Contains paramylon (linear chain of 1,3 beta-glucans), which may protect against oxidative stress*

  • Supports gut barrier integrity and function*

  • Contains no added sugar

  • Safe for little ones ages 4 and up

This post first appeared in the Young Living Training and Education Group

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