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27 February 2007

Flu Vaccine ... Does it Really Matter?

Yes, you can make a positive difference in your health and
environment...

The more you learn about nutrition and exercise, the more you
will recognize their importance in your chosen lifestyle. This
wellness article is intended to be a primary source of
lifestyle information for you and your family...
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Unless you are under 2 or over 65 and are in poor health, it
doesn't matter.

If you are elderly or have a weak or compromised immune system,
then the flu vaccine offers you the best protection from the
flu. However, there is still no vaccine that will treat all
types of the flu virus.

Those of you who take care of your immune system year around,
don't have anything to worry about. So whether or not you are
able to get the flu vaccine this year, it is important for you
to take precautions. That help reduce the severity of your flue
symptoms and to minimize the spread of the flu virus.

Tips for Protecting Yourself, Family and Others from Seasonal
Discomforts ...

These are all simple and inexpensive remedies that will help
you maintain your best health all year long. The more of these
remedies you combine, the more healthy benefits you will
receive. You can easily stay healthy by taking action now.

One simple thing you can do to easily boost your immune system
is lose the sweets. Because sugar compromises your immune
system.

Take care of yourself. Try to get at least 7 hours of sleep
each night, and manage your schedule to avoid being run down.
When you are run down, overworked or not getting enough rest,
it puts your immune system at a higher risk.

Wash your hands frequently with soap and hot water, rubbing
vigorously for about 30 seconds. For added protection from
bacteria, use Watkins Aloe & Green Tea Antibacterial Liquid
Hand Soap.

Prevent skin dryness and cracking, which could lead to
infection. Follow-up frequent hand washing with Watkins hand
lotions, hand salves or body butter to keep your skin moist.
Watkins Skin, Hair & Nails supplement offers additional
protection for your skin.

A natural ingredient that has been shown in several studies, to
have a specific antiviral effect against the influenza virus,
is *elderberry juice*. Data from these studies, suggest a 50%
reduction in both the severity and duration of symptoms. Both
in adults and children.(Research studies are listed below)

One of the best things that you can do right now, also
throughout the entire year, to reduce your susceptibility to
respiratory and seasonal discomforts, is to take Watkins Rezist
Plus everyday. Watkins Rezist Plus contains elderberry juice
concentrate. Along with astragalus and ImmuneEnhancer, which
has been found to be twice as effective as echinacea in
boosting your immune system.

Take Watkins Superfood Multiple regularly. It contains vitamins
A, C and Zinc known to keep your immune system at its peak.

Drinking green, black or oolong tea boosts your body's defenses
by 500% against bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.

Watkins TheraTrim green-tea based weight management formula,
provides you the immune boosting benefits of green tea in a
supplement.

If you are prone to bacterial infections, like sinusitis or
bronchitis. Take Watkins Garlic Oil Softgels. Garlic's immune
enhancing benefits and antibacterial properties may help you
prevent bacteria from invading your body.

Use a variety of Watkins Herbs and Spices daily. Many herbs and
spices have natural antibacterial and immune enhancing
properties.

If You Find Yourself a Victim of Seasonal Discomforts Try the
Following to Ease Your Symptoms ...

Take up to four Watkins Rezist Plus per day during the first 72
hours of symptoms.

Use Watkins Cold and Cough Medicines for relief of symptoms.

Use Watkins Menthol Camphor Ointment(Medicated Ointment) and
other menthol products such as Menthol Camphor Bath Soak,
Relief Mist and Menthol Drops.

Think Wellness!

To learn more about natural based complementary and
alternative products that enhance your lifestyle goals, you
are cordially invited to visit... "My Wellness Store"

Wellness is My Profession ... Solutions is My Business
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*- Clinical Studies on Elderberry Juice and Influenza -*

"Randomized study on the efficacy and safety of an oral
elderberry extract in the treatment of influenza A and B
virus infections" Thom Erling & Therje Wollan, J. Int. Med.
Res., 2004;32(2):132-140.

"Inhibition of Several Strains of Influenza Virus in Vitro
and Reduction of Symptoms by an Elderberry Extract (Sambucus
nigra L) during an Outbreak of Influenza B Panama", Z. Zakay-
Rones et al. J. Alt Compl Med 1995;1:361-369.
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These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and
Drug Administration. These products are not intended to
diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.



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