Did you know that sugar consumption decreases your child’s immune system by 50% for up to five hours?
Halloween is a day for fun and festive activities for a lot of people. On Halloween, we are exposed to different people and environments than we usually are during the rest of the year. Because of this, the day after Halloween is one of the busiest days of the year for sick visits! We are here to give you some tips and tricks to help you boost your little one’s immune system during this sick time of year. But, don’t forgot, Halloween can still be fun and healthy!
Food as medicine
Feed your child a good dinner before trick or treating. Get those good nutrients in before they scarf down loads of sugar and all of that delicious candy. Focus on a meal heavier in protein and healthy fats which will offset the sugar.
Supplements before Halloween
Here are some remedies to help support your child’s immune system BEFORE Halloween begins:
Immune support in a liquid form. Certain herbs, mushrooms and other natural compounds have potential antiviral and antibacterial ability. This supplement is great for children to help support their immune systems.
An all-encompassing arsenal of immune-supportive herbs and nutrients to help build a strong defense during the cold and flu season.
1/2 tsp daily to boost the immune system and prevent illness. This is safe to start as young as 6 months of age!
Supplements for After a Halloween Illness
Here are some remedies to help if your child does start to become sick after indulging in all those sweet treats:
Orange-flavored powder, providing a therapeutic dosing of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps treat colds and helps with wound healing.
Throat soothing, herbal syrup. Ginger and cherry bark help to soothe throat and cough.
Antimicrobial properties of pure silver complex in purified water. This has been shown to provide a whole host of health benefits.
Helps with diarrhea, treating colds, wound healing and immune function.
It is not uncommon for your child’s belly to hurt after sugar consumption. This tonic can help settle their stomachs. Safe dose starting at 6 months of age.