Our immune system is like a special defense unit that works around the clock to protect our bodies. It's made up of many different components, all of which are precisely tuned to each other - an impressive system that we usually don't think about much.
That said our immune system certainly deserves more attention. It does great things every day and loves a little support from its greatest ally: YOU.
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Stress, lack of sleep or an unbalanced diet, but also environmental toxins and lack of exercise can have a negative effect on the immune system. In order to stay healthy it is therefore particularly important to pay attention to one's own habits.
Now you might think: I would like to do more for my health, but I simply don't have enough time.
Don't worry, you're not alone with your thoughts. If you want to balance a stressful job, family and leisure time, it often feels like the day just doesn't have enough hours.
Today we want to encourage you to change your mindset. Even small changes in your daily routine can have a big impact on your health. For example, you can simply sleep a little longer! 😉
One of the simplest and most important and underestimated health tips on the planet is: sleep enough! Sleep affects how we look, feel and perform on a daily basis. If we do not get enough sleep, we feel tired, irritable or unfocused quickly. Studies have also shown that sleep deprivation suppresses immune system function.
Bottom line: Treat yourself to the luxury of 30 - 60 minutes more sleep per night. Even this small change could change your life...
Reducing stress is easier said than done. Nevertheless, there are a lot of little tricks that you can use to balance out even on hectic days. This can be a little walk during lunch break, a few breathing exercises at your desk or a little meditation in the fresh air. Find out what makes you happy and helps you relax.
If the body lacks important nutrients, the immune system cannot do what it is supposed to do.
The best way to cover your daily nutritional requirements is with fresh and versatile foods. Especially fresh fruit and vegetables (regional and seasonal) should be part of your daily menu. Don't forget: You are what you eat.
There are a number of vitamins and minerals that are important for our immune system. One of them is zinc. Zinc is known to contribute to the normal functioning of the immune system - and that is just one of many benefits. This is why theProbiolac Culture Complex from Aava Labs is enriched with the mineral zinc. This broad-spectrum preparation with 15 carefully selected bacterial strains has been formulated to provide optimal support for your health.
Regular exercise helps you stay healthy and fit. You have only little time? Then think about how you can integrate exercise into your everyday life. Leave the car at home and cover shorter distances by foot or by bike, climb stairs instead of using the elevator or turn your house cleaning into a workout...
It is no longer a secret: (too much) alcohol and cigarettes are toxic for the body. If you want to give your immune system a big gift, then stop smoking and enjoy alcohol only occasionally and in moderation.
The importance of digestive health is often forgotten. In fact 70-80% of immune cells are located in the gut!
Our digestive system is particularly happy when given a little extra attention, e.g. with the right diet, conscious chewing and sufficient rest between meals.
Did you know that positive thinking can strengthen the immune system? A very simple trick, with which you can make your thoughts positive very quickly: Write down at least three things you are grateful for and repeat the ritual every day. After a few days and weeks you will automatically have a smile on your lips when going through your notes. Promise!
A functioning immune system is always the sum of many small parts. Even if we do not have influence on everything, we can make an important contribution to our health and well-being with our daily decisions.
We at Aava Labs want to help you with our products, so that you can contribute to your health every day and without much effort. It's worth it!
Do you take any supplements on a regular basis?
Our modern diets provide less and less of the vitamins and minerals we all need for our health and well-being. Modern farming methods strip nutrients from the soil, while pasteurization, pesticides and other chemicals ensure that what we eat and drink is stripped of essential vitamins and minerals.
To ensure that we are providing our bodies with all the necessary minerals and vitamins daily, supplements are a fantastic solution. Although taking supplements seems simple, there are many ways to make mistakes. Taking vitamins correctly can have an impact on how much your health benefits.
How certain are you about your supplement routine?
In this article, we inform you about some common mistakes people make when taking supplements. Learn from the pitfalls and avoid them in your own healthy routine!
"Death sits in the bowel!”, even Hippocrates recognized the importance of the gut for health. But why so negative, Hippocrates?!
Our opinion on that:LIFE SITS ALSO IN THE BOWEL!
You've probably heard of the importance of your gut health. Apart from the digestive function, the provision of nutrients and vitamins and the elimination of digested food, the intestine also contains an important component of our immune system. Therefore, the health of your gut is extremely important and crucial for your health and well-being! The gut deserves very special attention, which is why in this article we'll cover all the important questions about intestinal health, gut flora balance and probiotics.
Learn why probiotics are important for your gut flora and how you can benefit from them!
"There should be effective supplements on the international market that are as pure as Nordic nature!" This was the thought of Otso Kääriäinen, founder & CEO of AAVALABS, when he decided to start the company together with his parents 10 years ago.
Otso comes from Finland and grew up with the mindset that nature provides us with all the ingredients we need to promote our well-being. With this strong belief, he built AAVALABS together with his parents and started to develop pure and fresh supplements.
Learn more about the story behind AAVALABS and how Otso made his vision come true!