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Vitamins & Supplements For Boosting Your Immunity

Vitamins & Supplements For Boosting Your Immunity

Vitamins & Supplements For Boosting Your Immunity

Children are heading back to school in a few weeks, and the fall is fast approaching as well, which means cold and flu season is around the corner. It is important that we start building up our immunity now so that we are prepared for whatever attempts to challenge our immune system in the coming months.

Our team at the Organic Grocer has compiled a list of essential vitamins you should be taking in to help boost your immune system, as well as a list of immunity boosting supplements we carry. We are proud to offer fresh, local, organic produce that are packed with vitamins. We also have a professionally curated Health & Wellness section that has a large selection of the best vitamins, minerals and supplements for your immune system.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is one of the biggest immune system boosters of all. In fact, a lack of vitamin C can even make you more prone to getting sick. Foods rich in vitamin C include oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, strawberries, bell peppers, spinach, kale and broccoli. Daily intake of vitamin C is essential for good health because your body doesn’t produce or store it. We carry a number of items in our produce section that are rich in Vitamin C, as well as a number of Vitamin C supplements in our Health & Wellness section

Zinc

Zinc is a mineral that's important to the body in many ways. Zinc keeps the immune system strong, helps heal wounds, and supports normal growth. Since the human body does not store excess zinc, it must be consumed regularly as part of the diet. Common dietary sources of zinc include red meat, poultry, and fish. We carry a number of items in our frozen protein section that are rich in zinc, as well as a number of zinc supplements in our Health & Wellness section.

Mushrooms (Chaga)

Cytokines are the immune system’s chemical messengers. They are proteins that play a vital role in stimulating white blood cells, which are the immune system’s first line of defense against a range of illnesses. Chaga helps regulate the production of cytokines, supporting the immune system by helping cells communicate with one another. This could help fight infections, from minor colds to life-threatening illnesses. We carry a number of chaga products in our Health & Wellness section

Echinacea

Echinacea is the name of a group of flowering plants in the daisy family. Echinacea contains active substances that boost immune function, relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and have hormonal, antiviral, and antioxidant effects. We carry a number of echinacea products in our Health & Wellness section.

Naka Liposomal Vitamin C2000

Formulated by Naka, Liposomal C 2000 is a form of vitamin C that is fat soluble, making it have a better absorption rate by providing better absorption of Vitamin C into all cells. Liposomal C is a powerful antioxidant because much free radical damage occurs at this cellular level and without the right kind of fat soluble antioxidant, your cell membranes are not protected. Naka's Liposomal C contains 2000mg of non-allergen high potency Liposomal Vitamin C for superior absorption.

https://theorganicgrocer.ca/products/naka-liposomal-c2000-liquid-500ml-100ml-free?_pos=1&_sid=9d436599a&_ss=r

Suku Immunity for Kids

Rain or shine, make sure your little ones’ immune system is always in tip top shape with these sugar-free immunity gummies. Packed with elderberry, echinacea, zinc and vitamins C, D, and B12, these gummies pack a punch when it comes to helping with immune function and relieving cold and flu symptoms.

https://theorganicgrocer.ca/products/suku-kids-supr-immunity-60-gummies?_pos=1&_sid=9b82027a3&_ss=r

HMF Fit For School

Genestra HMF Fit For School Probiotic Formula helps to reduce incidence of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) symptoms. Also helps to support the immune system. Provides 12.5 billion CFU of live microorganisms that temporarily modify gut flora. Includes 50 mg of vitamin C and 1000 IU of vitamin D per serving. Chewable tablets with a delicious natural blackcurrant flavour.

https://theorganicgrocer.ca/products/genestra-hmf-fit-for-school-childrens-probiotic-formula-30-chewables?_pos=1&_sid=8d0316007&_ss=r

Flora Organic Elderberry+ Liquid Formula

Flora’s Elderberry+ Liquid Formula is a delicious, organic blend of elderberry, echinacea and licorice. It can be taken daily or used to provide relief from cold and flu symptoms. Enjoy the delicious, natural flavour of Elderberry+ Liquid Formula with no added sugar. Just mix with water or your favourite beverage for an immune-boosting punch. Provides relief from cold & flu symptoms. Provides antioxidants. Gluten-Free+ Vegan + No Added Sugar.

https://theorganicgrocer.ca/products/flora-elderberry-liquid-formula-with-echinacea-licorice-500ml?_pos=4&_sid=21b913fad&_ss=r

Garden of Life Probiotic (Men & Women)

Probiotics are "good" bacteria touted to help maintain digestive health and boost the immune system. You can take them in a dietary supplement or get them from food sources, such as yogurt. Microbes in the lower intestinal tract help us digest food, fight harmful bacteria, and regulate the immune syste

Women:

https://theorganicgrocer.ca/products/garden-of-life-dr-formulated-probiotics-once-daily-womens-50billion-30-vegecaps?_pos=1&_sid=f56f51aae&_ss=r

Men:

https://theorganicgrocer.ca/products/garden-of-life-dr-formulated-probiotics-once-daily-mens-50billion-30-vegecaps?_pos=1&_sid=669ef7ae7&_ss=

Harmonic Arts Elderberries

Due to their tasty flavour and amazing immune boosting benefits, elderberries have long been a folk remedy across North America, Europe, and parts of Asia and Africa. Elderberries contain amino acids, carotenoids, flavonoids, sugar, rutin, viburnic acid, vitamin A and B, and a large amount of vitamin C. The flavonoids in elderberries include quercetin, which is thought to have therapeutic properties, and anthocyanins, which are powerful antioxidants.

https://theorganicgrocer.ca/products/harmonic-arts-elder-berries-whole-organic-75g?_pos=3&_sid=6ae9093a9&_ss=r

Pine Needles

Pine needles are bursting with vitamin C. Come winter, when there are less natural sources of vitamin C around, pine needles are a great choice to help build your immune system.

https://theorganicgrocer.ca/products/dr-cass-ingrams-raw-pine-needle-tea-100-wild-aromatic-potent-113-40?_pos=1&_sid=91b382d77&_ss=r

No matter how you plan to prepare for back to school or cold and flu season, The Organic Grocer has everything you need to ensure that you and your family are protected!

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