5 Things You Didn't Realize Were Getting You Sick

You're sleeping well and trying to eat healthy, so why are you getting sick? Surprisingly, some of these daily activities may be giving you the sniffles or worse.


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Not Eating Breakfast

You've heard it before and you'll hear it again, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But eating when you wake up is not just about upping your energy and your metabolism, it also plays a big role in staying healthy.

"Over 60 percent of the body's antibodies that destroy infectious invaders are found in the gut, so it's extremely important to keep a healthy digestive system," says Keri Glassman, nutritionist and author of The New You and Improved Diet. Breakfast is the perfect time to get in probiotics, a friendly bacteria found in yoghurt that can improve your stomach and digestive tract. Throw on some fruit and granola and you've got a tasty meal perfect for flu season.