8 Tips for Preventing Colds ...

Here it comes again … the cold weather, bringing with it coughs, colds and sneezes. How often do we remark on how scientists can do so many amazing things, but they still can’t cure the common cold? Well, you may not be able to cure a cold, but there are several steps that you can take to try to prevent them, or shorten the duration. I haven’t tested all of them personally, but it’s worth a try …

1. Garlic

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I once met someone who was convinced that eating large quantities of garlic regularly stopped them catching colds. If there was any truth to this, it was probably down to the repellent effect – as we all know, garlic certainly keeps other people away! I did have to request him not to breathe in my direction …