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weakening your body’s ability to defend itself.
2. Nutrients Ignite Your Body’s
Natural Power to Defend.
The COVID-19 crisis highlights the fact that
those with compromised immune systems and
those with chronic disease are often the most
vulnerable to viral infection. Fortunately, you can
help to boost your immunity and defend against
certain chronic diseases with a nutrient-packed
diet. Why? Nutrients nourish your cells, defend
against free radicals, give you energy, and aid muscle
growth and repair.
3. Eating to Thrive is Easier Than it Sounds.
Getting the “Big Five” — protein, vitamins,
minerals, omega-3s and fiber — doesn’t have to
be a challenge during difficult situations. To get
all your essential nutrients in every meal, consider
stocking up on products supported by research,
such as Nutrient Survival, a line of nutrient dense
foods and drinks that are simple to make. Developed
by a team of food scientists, researchers,
chefs, outdoorsmen, survivalists and adventure
athletes who were frustrated with the lack of effective
emergency food options, these non-perishable
snacks, drinks, entrées and even coffee are high in
protein and contain 14 vitamins and 14 minerals,
so you can provide your body with what it needs
throughout the day. To learn more, visit Nutrient-
Social disruption should not stop your ability to
survive and thrive. In these challenging times, fueling
your body right is one of the most important
steps you can take to protect yourself.
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