Here are some things which can help prevent low immunity and keep white blood cell counts high! Be sure to check in w/ your Dr. to make sure there are no interactions with any medications that you are taking. - Avoid sugar and keep sweet stuff to a minimum. Sugar prevents white blood cells from being their strongest - Eliminate unhealthy trans fats. - Drink plenty of water to flush out toxins - Exercise is a proven immune system booster. Exercise is best in moderation, however, since too much exercise may wear the body down and create immune system problems. - Avoid stress and try to relax. Too much stress invariably leads to a lowered immune system. Carrots and other red, yellow, orange, and dark-green leafy vegetables contain beta carotene which helps protect the immune system A cup of kale will give you your daily requirement of vitamin A. This is an antioxidant that helps your body respond to invaders. Garlic is another good anti-bacterial, immune-boosting food. Supplements can play a big role in boosting immune function. Some examples: - Astragalus root helps boost immunity and enhances production of the important natural compound interferon to fight against viruses. - Zinc is necessary for white blood cell function. - Vitamin C is an immune enhancer that helps white blood cells perform at their peak and quickens the immune system response. - The trace mineral selenium is vital to the development and movement of white blood cells. - Both Siberian ginseng (eleuthero) and Asian ginseng provide support for the immune system. - Mushrooms such as reishi have also been shown to boost our natural immune system. - Green Tea is another good one. Chill a cup of brewed tea and add it as the liquid in your Blast!