With the arrival of winter months we usually see an increase of cold and flu symptoms. Over the course of a year, Americans contract about 1 billion colds. Influenza infection is a leading cause of morbidity, with 20-25 million doctor visits per year. Annually there are about 190 million lost school days due colds and flu. Conventional anti-inflammatory and anti-fever medications, as well as decongestants provide for relief of symptoms.
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Article excerpt posted on en.intercer.net from Vegetarian Nutrition Updates by Winston Craig PhD, MPH, RD.