If you keep your stress levels under control the following will help prevent your minimize outbreaks:
Vitamin C helps boost your immune system and will help your body fight infections.
We recommend a daily allowance of 4000mg for those who have an infection or a recent infection during the acute episode and reduce to 2000mg thereafter.
Please note that the normal daily allowance of Vitamin C is 60mg. Some people can get some side effects if you take higher than the recommend allowance such as diarrhea.
You should also consider foods/fruits that are rich in vitamin C such as Oranges.
Zinc helps your body produce T-Cells (T lymphocyte cells) which form powerful body defences against viral disease.
You should not exceed 10mg a day. Zinc will help fight the viral infection from the inside out.
All these foods contain amino acids that your body needs to prevent the outbreak:
These foods contain bad amino acids like Argine that promote outbreaks:
- Peanuts (nuts)