Anti Viral Diet
Sometimes the proteins in certain foods activate enzyme processes in microbes like viruses. It makes them more virulent, more active and you feeling more sick. So if /when you have a flu, a cold sore, a herpes outbreak, bell's palsy or other viral attack, it is good to do your best to minimize the viral intensity and activity through correcting your diet. Here is a list of foods to avoid:
Whole Wheat Bread
There are also many good anti-viral herbs and supplements you can take such as garlic, L-Lysine, Andrographis, Grapefruit seed extract, Calcium Lactate taken at night and many proprietary blends from healthy supplement and herb
companies. Chinese Herbal Medicine formulas has many good formulas to fight infection and boost immunity. Ask your herbalist or acupuncturist what is recommended for you!