3 Steps That I Take to Reduce
My Risk of Flu and Cold
My Cold and Flu
I take 5,000 IU daily for prevention.
Get a blood test for 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 from your doctor or our
office. Each person requires different doses. A few people do not require vitamin D3 supplements while a
few may require 15,000 IU daily.
I take 50,000 IU per day for 3 days at the first sign of the flu. Do
not continue this dose for more than a few days.
2. Beta-Glucan  
500 mg once daily on an empty stomach for
500 mg twice daily on an empty stomach at the first sign of cold or
3. Probiotic  
Ultra Flora Plus DF 1 capsule once to twice daily on an empty
contains 15 billion active cells.
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2 tablets every 2 hours for 24 hours, on an empty stomach,
1-2 tablets three times daily for 5-7 days on an empty
1 capsule every 4
hours for 24 hours, on and empty stomach, then
1 capsule three times
daily for 5-10 days.
Contains licorice. May
cause water retention and high blood pressure in some people. Not intended for long term
Is it a Cold or the
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