Winter is upon us! It's an exciting season for many reasons — but it also means we'll likely be spending more time indoors, less time exercising, more time on crowded trains and planes and experiencing increased stress overall.
And all of these factors can up your risk of catching a seasonal cold.
So, to combat our fears of flu and sniffles, many of us load up on vitamin C when December comes along. But although there might be some benefits to getting more vitamin C this time of year, there are also many other healthy living strategies you can employ to lessen your chances of feeling under the weather.
Here are five (research-backed) ways to boost your immune system and feel your best throughout the "most wonderful time of the year":