A Saginaw chiropractor and wellness expert might need a breath mint. Dr. Dan Kehres feels we can all use a little extra apple cider vinegar and garlic 2 in our diets. He says they're among the oldest natural remedies known. Most people have these in their house.Before you make any changes to your diet, check with your doctor.
Apple Cider Vinegar
-Fermented 2 times and very healthy
-contains over 50 different nutrients from the fermentation process
- Has been shown have benefits similar to metformin which is used for diabetes
Gargle with it, drink it straight or mix with warm water and honey and drink it.
-Studies show that people who supplement with a high quality garlic have 1/3 the amount of colds than people who don't
-Also the people who had the colds and were taking garlic only had colds for half the amount of time.
-Smashing it releases more nutrients
-Also helps with cholesterol, prevents blood clots, helps with weight, prevents cancer
On NBC 25 Today, Dr. Dan also sang the praises of Vitamin D-3 and probiotics. He says typically you should get sunlight which produces vitamin D-3 We don't get much sunlight in the midwest Our immune system gets depressed when we are inside and we get sick. Supplement 5,000 IU per day or work with your doctor to increase your levels.
As for Probiotics: 80% of our immune system is located in our stomach. When you get sick the first thing you notice is your stomach. Bacteria and viruses attack the stomach. Probiotics help to fix the stomach flora helping to boost your immune system.
On a side note, Dr. Dan is a former college football player who at one time did 500 push ups a day! He's a wellness expert who knows a thing or two about nutrition.