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Keep Your Kids Immune Strong

Health Notes from Dr. Liz

February 20, 2011

What parent hasn’t struggled with his/her child being “sick again” and missing another day of school? Every year, children suffer from more colds than adults and have a myriad of other illnesses, from the flu to skin infections, that make for numerous trips to the physician’s office.

You can enhance your child’s ability to ward of colds, the flu and more by including immune-boosting foods along with some lifestyle changes. Here are the top four must-do’s to boost your child’s immune health:

Dr. Liz Applegate Ph.D.

Director of Sports Nutrition, UC Davis