The saying an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure goes a long way during flu season.
How do you keep yourself safe from catching the flu when there are sick people showing up to work?
Doctors are rolling out the tried and true traditions of getting a flu shot, washing your hands and staying home when you are sick.
Hopefully, your workplace encourages sitting the flu out instead of coming in and contaminating everyone.
Besides bed rest and chicken soup, there’s a new way to combat the flu.
Scientists at Yale University discovered that switching mice to a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet helped ward off the virus far better than those fed lots of carbs.
Publishing their results in the journal Science Immunology, the researchers revealed that the Keto diet kicked up the immune system’s response in the lungs to influenza.
Co-senior author Akiko Iwasaki from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute called the findings, “unexpected”.