Natural ways to protect yourself from flu

January 18, 2013 4:40:45 AM PST
Dr. Ed Lamadrid, Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

Dr. Ed Lamadrid, Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Look to Ancient Therapies like acupuncture and oriental medicine
- The original preventative medicine

Eat to boost your immune system: foods that are rich in antioxidants, such as berries, apples, garlic and leafy greens like spinach and kale, can help to fight free radicals in the body which can cause illness. Cut the sweets.

Herbs- Nature's Pharmacy
Cooking: Tumeric, garlic, scallions, ginger, oregano
Tea: Green tea, Echinacea, slippery elm, elderberry, astragalus

* Lifestyle:
Get enough sleep
Wash hands
Stay home if sick

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BIO: Dr. Ed has been called the "Dr. Oz" of alternative medicine. He is a Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and the Campus President of the largest Asian Medicine college in the country. His mission is to bring a healthy lifestyle and holistic medicine to everyone. He is the author of the upcoming series, The Healing Soul, and has been featured on many TV shows and print media.He is a pioneer who has devoted over three decades to studying all forms of complementary and alternative medicine. As a result, he has the unique ability to blend the scientific and practical into a usable and easy-to-understand formula. As an instructor and mentor, he has taught hundreds of individuals to become massage therapists and acupuncturists trained in both Eastern & Western medicine. As a practitioner, he has treated thousands of people with a variety of problems and conditions. Because of his comprehensive and integrated background, Dr. Ed is considered to be a "renaissance healer," as he seeks to bridge ancient and contemporary medical systems.