The immune system is very responsive to exercise5 and physical activity can have health benefits for an individual. Did you know that regular activity can make you feel more energetic and improve quality of life.6.
More than half of all Australians are not active enough6. It’s important everyone considers physical activity every day. Regardless of age, young or old, physical activity applies to all.
1Harvard Medical School 2014, How To Improve Your Immune System https://www.health.harvard.edu/healthy-eating/what-can-you-do-to-improve...
2A Carr, S Maggini 2017, Vitamin C and Immune Function https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5707683/
3NCBI, 2000, β-Carotene and Other Carotenoids https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK225469/
4Z Hunangm, H Rose 2012, The Role of Selenium in Inflammation and Immunity: From Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Opportunities https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3277928/
5D Nieman, L Wentz 2019, Journal of Sport and Health Science, The compelling link between physical activity and the body's defense system https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095254618301005
6Australia Government Health Department, Exercise and physical activity https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/exercise-and-physical-activity