StyleNest have teamed up with nutritional therapist Natalie Lamb and unique probiotic supplement Bio-Kult to offer you the latest tips on how to combat the pollen this spring and beat hay fever without reaching for over the counter remedies.
And with summertime round the corner, it’s never too early to start preparing for hay fever. Wave goodbye to itchy eyes, a runny nose and sneezing with these handy top tips from Natalie Lamb and Bio-Kult.
As hay fever is associated with an oversensitive immune system (of which 70% lies in the gut and influenced by the gut flora) taking a daily multi-strain probiotic throughout the year and especially in the spring could help support a healthy immune response
Traditionally it would have been recommended to consume locally made honey from bees that have pollinated local plants, supposedly building up a tolerance to local plant antigens.
Eating a rainbow of different coloured vegetables and salads should provide you with a wide range of immune supporting nutrients and antioxidants such as vitamin A, C and E, zinc and selenium.
Cooking with natural flavours of onions, garlic, cayenne pepper, ginger and turmeric and consuming omega 3 fatty acids found in oily fish, avocados, nuts, seeds and oils, are all said to contain natural anti-inflammatory compounds
Drink plenty of water – it is thought that histamine is naturally produced when we are dehydrated to cause an increase in thirst and therefore water intake.
For more information visit www.bio-kult.com