Immune System Boosts
A study indicates flu symptoms were reduced 85% when they took 6 grams of vitamin C as a one time loading dose, then 3 grams daily until symptoms are gone. Studies suggest that the antiviral properties of vitamin C are 10 times more effective when taken with iron.
It has long been touted for its bone building properties but recently studies suggest it improves the immune system as well.
Found to alleviate flu symptoms 4 days earlier than those not taking it.
Used as a preventative, people who took it in a recent study were 30% less likely to catch a cold and for those who did catch a cold the average number of sick days were 11 compared to 16 in those who did not take the supplement.
A homeopathic flu treatment that studies say reduce the length of illness.