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Nutritional suggestions that can help our bodies deal with the smoke and pollutants from the fires (and any other time) from Commonweal Healing Kitchen Institute Founder Rebecca Katz. Thank you, Rebecca!

"Environmental toxins from smoke exposure can greatly deplete antioxidants, which are key to fighting free radicals and keeping our respiratory system strong.

Now is the time to load up on fruits and vegetables, especially those high in Vitamin C. Also, it’s important to keep yourself well hydrated. A little fluid can go a long way in keeping the brain sharp, which is important during times of stress.

Here are some tips on how you can boost your immunity on the go.

Citrus is your friend. Eat oranges, or squeeze lemon juice in a bottle of water, or sip hot water and lemon.

Snack on dark berries, and any fruits or vegetables deeply hued in the color spectrum.

Drink green, black or herbal teas with lemon juice.

Make sure to incorporate good health fats: olives, olive oil, avocados, nuts and seeds."

Read more from Rebecca and get healthy recipes on her website
www.rebeccakatz.com
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