IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is a new study in Cell Press demonstrating that you either feed a cold and starve a fever, or feed a fever and starve a cold.
MAKING CHANGES: The changes you make are simple and easy.
FACT OR FICTION: Baseball is uniquely American and full of tradition. Here are several facts you might not know about our summer sport.
In The News
Researchers discovered that whether you should feed or starve that fever will depend upon whether you have a bacterial or viral illness. Most of the time the fever and cold you experience will be from a virus and not a bacteria.
Bacterial infections may cause a localized infection, such as an ear infection or cellulitis. A generalized infection in the bloodstream will also cause a fever, but is life threatening unless treated in the hospital immediately.
So the final word is if you have a cold or the flu, and you’re hungry, it’s time to grab a nutritious snack or meal to give your body the nutrition it needs to fight this cold.
Daily Health Tip
It’s time to feed your cold and your fever to help your body recover quickly.
Choose your food wisely as your cells and immune system work from the food you feed it. Ice cream and popsicles may feel good on your sore throat, but it’s important to get sunshine to produce vitamin D and eat plenty of healthy fats, pastured organic meats and non-GMO vegetables too.
Doubts awaken me.
I welcome doubts. Confronting uncertainty wakes me up.
Fact or Fiction?
Baseball is a uniquely American sport. Let’s see how much you know. Below are four questions and below those, the answers. Don’t peek at the answers! See how many you know first.
1. The game was created in 1839 by Abner Doubleday in his backyard. What city did he live in?
2. What song was first played during the seventh-inning stretch of the 1918 World Series and later (1931) became a national song.
3. In the early days baseball players wore hats and not caps. What kind of hat?
4. How tall was the shortest major league player, Eddie Gaedel?
1. New York
2. Star Spangled Banner
4. 3 feet, 7 inches
Have a wonderful day!
Your Healthy Life America Team