Fluids, rest, chicken soup—what does it really take to build your defenses against the common cold? One medical expert weighs in.
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6. Pop a Multivitamin
For overall health, especially during cold season, consider taking a multivitamin and mineral supplement, says Dr. Eliaz. Look for one that contains vitamins A, C, and D-3, along with the minerals zinc and selenium, and the amino acid L-carnitine. All of these can help keep your immune system healthy.
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