The standard week can be very hectic. Work, family, household chores and social obligations (not to mention making time to exercise, eat well and spend time with our significant) many of us seem to have a energy sucking effect on us. With our busy lives the common cold or flu can cause havoc to break lose in any household. Ironically, the best way to preserve our health and maintain our busy lifestyles is to give ourselves the time we need to slow down, treat our bodies right, and get the proper nutrition and rest we need. By eating a plenty of antioxidant-rich foods, boosting our resistance with herbs, and getting adequate sleep and relaxation, we can remain healthy, even through any season.