How To Hack Flu Season

TIPS & TRICKS TO HACK THE FLU SEASON

Well, it’s that time of year again: Cold and Flu season. School has begun and the germs are in the air. That’s because children easily carry and spread illness.

Ultimately, each of us has a responsibility to protect our bodies and maximize our immune system. But with Halloween coming up, the sugar is bound to come out; it’s certainly not the healthiest time of year!

Here’s the thing: fluctuation of weather temps + work/homework + sugar = the perfect storm for illness to spread.

How do we deal?

Simply download Inspired Health’s Cold and Flu GuideOur guide shows our step-by-step, tried and true method of what Inspired Health doctors use to stay well during this time of year. In particular, we don’t want you to forget about the Warming Socks treatment. If you haven’t tried it, it is very effective – and FREE!

Cold and Flu Guide

Take action as soon as you feel the first signs of any scratchy throat or stuffy nose. Furthermore, it’s important to tune in with your body and pay attention to what it’s telling you. The faster you act against illness, the better chance you’ll have at preventing a disaster.

As Mamas and Doctors, we have seen a lot of runny noses and coughs already this year! There are some nasty viruses going around. If you get sick, don’t fret – let us help you get your boost and strengthen your immune system as soon as possible.

The key to cold and flu season is PREVENTION (check out our Basics for Optimal Health” page!)- and if you get sick, check our Cold and Flu guide at the first signs of illness. You may want to consider having a Cold and Flu season Immune First Aid Kit on hand as well…we seem to always get sick on days that stores are closed! And, who wants to go to the store when you are sick?

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Veggie Curry

This is our go to recipe for the Cold & Flu Season! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Anti-Inflammatory Diet, Coconut Curry, Dairy Free, Gluten Free
Servings: 4 people
Author: Dr. Meaghan Dishman & Dr. Wendy Weintrob

Ingredients

  • 1 can Full fat Coconut Cream / Milk - SIBO safe: Gum Free
  • 1 box Chicken Bone Broth or Veggie Broth Homemade broth is best
  • 6 Carrots
  • 1 Large Head of Broccoli
  • 2 Potatoes or Yams
  • 1/2 Yellow or White Onion
  • Add any other veggies you want!!
  • 2 Organic Chicken breasts
  • 1 Juice of 1 lime

HERBS / SPICES

  • 2 tsp Curry Spice
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 4 slices Ginger root
  • 2 Pressed or Chopped Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Tbsp Honey to tast

OPTIONAL HERBS / SPICES

  • 1/2 tsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Garam Marsala
  • 1 Whole Lemon Grass
  • 1 Fresh Bunch of Cilantro (chopped) add at end (flame off)
  • 1 Fresh Bunch of Mint (chopped) add at end (flame off)
  • 1 Fresh Bunch of Basil (chopped) add at end (flame off)

Instructions

  • Cut everything into bite size chunks!
  • Saute onions and chicken in coconut oil until onions are clear (chicken does not need to be cooked all the way because it will simmer in the sauce)
  • Add Coconut Cream / Milk and broth (you can add water if you want more liquid)
  • Add Spices
  • Add Carrots, Potatoes (any harder root veggies)
  • Simmer until desired veggie texture (soft or al dente)
  • Turn flame off: Add fresh herbs, honey, lime juice, and broccoli and cover for 3 min

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Dr. Dishman + Dr. Weintrob 

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