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Boosting Your Child's Immune Health During Back-to-School Season

Boosting Your Child's Immune Health During Back-to-School Season

Back-to-school season is often synonymous with an increase in common childhood illnesses. Children are suddenly thrust back into an environment bustling with peers, and this close contact often results in the spread of germs and subsequent illnesses. 

Why Does Illness Spread During the Back-to-School Season?

The school environment brings together large groups of children, facilitating the rapid transmission of common illnesses such as colds, flu, and gastrointestinal infections.

School settings are ideal for the spread of these infectious diseases due to the close proximity of children, shared resources, and the nature of their immune systems, which are still developing and hence more susceptible to infections.

Five Tips to Boost Your Child's Immunity

Here are five practical tips to support your child’s immune health during the back-to-school period:

1. Nutritional Support 

Baba West Alpine Elderberry and Rosehip is a powerful nutritional supplement packed with antioxidants and vitamins. The combination of natural Alpine Elderberry, Blackberry, and Rosehip, supplemented with extra Vitamin C, aids in the normal functioning of the immune system.

This delicious syrup contains 25% less sugar than the market-leading elderberry syrups, making it a healthier, tasty option that your child won’t be able to resist.

2. Support Gut Health

One of the most effective ways to support your child's health is by promoting good gut health. 

Baba West Kidskalm is a dietary supplement designed specifically for children aged 12 months and older. It contains 6 billion friendly bacteria from the highly researched strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG), naturally present in a healthy child's gut microbiome. Kidskalm also includes natural fibre, nourishing your child's gut microbiome and promoting overall health.

3. Balanced Diet

Providing a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains ensures your child gets the necessary vitamins and minerals to support a robust immune system.

4. Adequate Sleep

Quality sleep is crucial for the overall wellbeing and immune health of your child. A good night's sleep helps the body rest, repair, and prepare for the challenges of the next day.

5. Regular Exercise

Regular physical activity not only contributes to a healthy lifestyle but also supports immune function by promoting good circulation, allowing the immune system to perform effectively.

Back-to-school season can be a challenging time for children's immune health. However, with the right approach involving a combination of nutritional support, balanced diet, adequate sleep, and regular exercise, you can help bolster your child's immunity during this period.