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On the upcoming episode of The Better Show we talk about strategies for staying healthy during cold and flu season. We'll talk vaccines, hygiene, immune boosting and whether 'man-flu' is a real thing. Subscribe to the podcast to always get the latest episode as soon as it's released.

Now here's your weekly set of tips, fun facts and other exclusive content from us at The Better Show. Enjoy and share with a friend :)

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Tip of the week

Washing your hands is one of the simplest and best ways to avoid getting sick or infecting others. Scrubbing for 20 seconds with soap is most effective, you can time yourself by humming the 'Happy Birthday' song to yourself twice. You'll avoid getting sick while enjoying a mini-birthday party for yourself. Win-win! Learn more about the science behind hand washing.

Look clever at a cocktail party

The word Influenza comes from Italian meaning "influence" and refers to the cause of the disease. Originally it was thought illness was due to unfavorable astrological influences.

What are Ian, Darren & March up to this week?

  • Ian pre-ordered the new Oura health tracking ring.
  • Darren is trying Epsom salt baths, but discovered staying in for longer than 45 mins gave him a raging headache!
  • March has added poetry to his morning routine. Currently he's reading Seamus Heaney.
Listen to an upcoming show to hear how our experiments went and what we learned!


Article of the week

Vaccine Safety: Examine the Evidence -

"Over the past decade, questions have been raised regarding a relationship between autism and vaccines. Along with general safety concerns, parents have wondered about:

  • Too many vaccines overwhelming the immune system
  • The measles, mumps, rubella combination vaccine (MMR)
  • The preservative thimerosal, which was never present in MMR but was present in several vaccines used in the 1990s—it has since been removed from all routinely used childhood vaccines with the exception of flu.

Research has been conducted on all of these topics, and the studies continue to find vaccines to be a safe and effective way to prevent serious disease."

Product of the week

Vitamin D3 Supplement by Thorne Research

Vitamin D deficiency is common in people (close to 50%) who live far from the equator. Low levels of Vitamin D is correlated with many health concerns including a weakened immune system, heart disease and cancer. Check with your doctor to see if you could benefit from a Vitamin D supplement. If recommended, Thorne Research is a respected source of high quality supplements.


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All the best in getting better,

Ian, Darren & March

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