This herb is known to support the immune system and to stimulate the body's ability to fight viruses. Elderberries have been used in medicine since the Fifth Century, for treating the flu and ill effects of the chills, and have been referred to by Hippocrates, Dioscurides and Plinius. Even Shakespeare mentions it in his play The Merry Wives of Windsor: "What says my Aesculapius? My Galen? My heart of Elder?" Studies have shown elderberry to inhibit replication of human influenza virus type A, type B and animal strains from swine and turkeys in cell cultures and to reduce the duration of the flu by approximately four days.
Vitamin C: Vitamin C daily can help prevent the flu.
Clinical studies have shown that large megadoses of Vitamin C are bit absorbed by the body.
Vitamin C is concentrated in the white blood cells that fight disease. Vitamin C is a free radical scavenger and helps protect the white blood cells.
There is one mystery mineral, literally called "the miracle of life," that’s the subject of a lot of new studies and shows tremendous promise to help prevent and even manage osteoporosis. Plus, it turns out that the general population may be deficient in magnesium.
it's true that it plays an important role in regulating calcium deposition and bone formation, but recent research has also shown that Vitamin D plays an important role in cardiovascular health, immune system regulation, cancer prevention, blood sugar regulation, and weight management!