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Helpful Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System

Today on National Health Child Death Day we’ve provided you with a list of helpful ways to boost your child’s immune system. As well all know, it’s important to have a healthy immune system so you can function properly throughout the day. Help your child follows these tips below so they can stay in shape both mentally and physically.

Eating – You have to make sure that your kids are eating properly. It’s important to make sure that they eat the proper foods that help to provide enough protein and nutrients to keep their body feeling healthy and strong. Talk to your child’s physician to get a better idea of what their diet should include as certain foods might be more beneficial for them.

Sleep – Making sure that your kids are getting enough sleep is just as important as them eating the proper foods. Setting a bedtime for your kids each night and putting an alarm on in the morning will help ensure that your kids are getting rest each night. This also means making sure that all their electronics are turned off or put away each night as to not create a distraction for them.

Exercise – This is something you and your children can do together with the rest of the family or you can enroll your children into an afterschool sports team. Physical exercise is a good way for them to stay active, build-up physical strength and help with keeping a balanced weight. If you enroll your children into afterschool sports then this will also count as exercise plus this adds as a great benefit in helping your children meet new people and make new friends.

Cleanliness – Staying clear of bacteria and germs is another way in which kids can keep their immune system strong. It’s a good idea to teach your kids the importance of washing their hands often and making sure that they cover their mouths when they sneeze and cough so as not to spread germs to others nearby.

These are just some of the ways in which you can help boost your child’s immune system. For more information on other’s ways to help, speak with your child’s primary care physician.