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Cold, flu & immunity

Action plan

How making a few small changes can help boost your odds of staying well in winter.

  1. Eat foods that boost your immune system

  2. Brave the cold to get your body moving

  3. Set your lifestyle for winter wellbeing

Cold flu and immunity

Action plan

Support your body’s natural defences and improve your odds of staying well this season.

  1. Make your meals pack a punch

  2. Get a good night’s sleep

  3. Get your gut on side

  4. Tame your stress levels

Cold flu and immunity

What is Vitamin D’s role in supporting the immune system?

There is increasing attention and evidence emerging about the immune-supporting properties of vitamin D. Explore how you can use it to improve your immunity.

Post nasal drip

The term post-nasal drip is used to describe mucous that drains into the back of the throat instead of disappearing through the nasal passages and out of the nose. This often causes a problem at night when lying down.

Cold flu and immunity

Blackmores ZinvitC250

Blackmores ZinvitC250 combines the benefits of zinc and vitamin C to help support healthy immune function.

Always read the label and follow the directions for use. Read the warnings below before purchase.

$13.99

Blackmores ZinvitC250 combines 250mg of vitamin C with zinc and magnesium to help support immune system function and general wellbeing.

Zinc sulfate (zinc 22.5 mg ) 100 mg

Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a role in every living cell in the body. There are also around 300 enzymes that need zinc for healthy function. Zinc containing foods include meat, eggs, seafood- especially oysters, whole grains and seeds.

Magnesium sulphate (magnesium 4.9 mg) 50 mg

Magnesium is an essential nutrient that plays a role in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body and plays a role in a large number of biological processes. Magnesium containing foods include green leafy vegetables, nuts, cocoa and whole grains.

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) 250 mg

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 or two tablets daily with a main meal, or as professionally prescribed.

Children under 18 years – As professionally prescribed.

  • Always read the label and follow the directions for use
  • If symptoms persist talk to your health professional
  • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
  • Contains zinc, which may be dangerous if taken in large amounts or for a long period
  • Contains sulfites
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your health professional before use
  • If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use
  • Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional

Cold flu and immunity

Blackmores Bio C® 500 Chewable

A great tasting, easy to chew tablet that supports immune system health in adults and children.

Always read the label and follow the directions for use. Read the warnings below before purchase.

$24.50

Blackmores Bio C® 500 Chewable is a great tasting orange-flavoured chewable that gives you a boost of vitamin C and supports immune system health in adults and children from 4 years of age.

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) 225 mg

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.

Sodium ascorbate (ascorbic acid, vitamin C 275 mg) 309.4 mg

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.

Total vitamin C 500 mg

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.

Citrus bioflavonoids extract 10 mg

Dosage

Take only ONE dose recommendation, or as professionally prescribed. Take with food.

 

To reduce the duration and severity of common cold symptoms:

Adults – Chew (do not swallow whole) 2 tablets once a day.

 

For immune system health:

Adults and children over 4 years – Chew (do not swallow whole) 1 tablet once a day.

  • Always read the label and follow the directions for use
  • If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional
  • Dietary supplements can only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
  • Contains benzoates, soya bean products and sulfites
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your health professional before use
  • Use in children only under adult supervision. Not recommended for use in children under 4 years.
  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

 

Fuel your morning like a pro athlete for immune strength and energy

Explore morning routine components that can help fuel your body for immune strength and immunity, like pro-athletes do to help set up for peak performance.

Tonsilitis

Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils, which are situated at the back of the mouth. The terms pharyngitis or pharyngotonsillitis may also be used to describe tonsillitis.

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