Good health and strong immunity in the 'new normal'

IN THE new normal, people prioritize their health and wellbeing. They stay at home to help flatten the curve. When they need to buy food and other essentials, they wear masks. They wash their hands and disinfect them several times a day.

As they now turn their attention toward making good health a new way of life, they can count on Watsons to be with them every step of the way. Here are a few recommendations from Watsons on what one everyone can do at home to help keep his immunity strong and his family healthy.

Be active

Exercise makes one feel better and healthier. Regular exercise has long-term benefits for the immune system. It also makes one feel good and improves his mood in general. Physical activity of at least 30 minutes a day has immediate and long-term health benefits. Spend time every day to stretch and do some cardio and simple exercises. Household chores such as cleaning the floor and doing the laundry can also be forms of physical activity.

Eat right

Eating healthy benefits one in the long term by strengthening the immune system and helping the body fight illnesses. Incorporate antioxidant-rich foods such as citrus fruits, red bell peppers, garlic, ginger, leeks, squash, carrots, eggplants and camote into one's diet. Something one can drink every day is Nutrabliss by Watsons Tea because tea is also an antioxidant.

Get quality sleep

Sleep plays an important role in one's overall wellbeing. It helps improve one's mood and also strengthens the immune system. Sticking to a regular sleep schedule will greatly impact the quality of one's life. Make one's bedroom or place of sleep a restful environment at night with dimmer lights. Avoid caffeinated drinks in the afternoon or early evening. One should also reduce the time he spends scrolling through his gadgets, especially at bedtime.

Take vitamins regularly

The body needs a completely balanced diet for it to get all the vitamins and minerals that it needs to function every day and defend it against illnesses. Vitamin C, for instance, is believed to increase the production of white blood cells, which are important in fighting infections. Pro tip: Stock up on Watsons Generics Ascorbic Acid.

Vitamin C isn’t the only vitamin that can keep one healthy. EnervonActiv Soft Gel helps boost immunity and promote healthy hair and skin. Myra E 400IU, on the other hand, is also rich with Vitamin E to help fight cell damage. For the kids, help support their growth not just in height but in strength with Growee Syrup or Cherifer PGM with Zinc capsules.

Top up with supplements

Like vitamins, supplements are a great way to give one's health an extra boost. One can easily rely on taking supplements to help provide the nutrients he needs on top of maintaining a healthy diet. Given that going back outdoors could mean exposure to environmental factors that may cause damage to the skin and body, one should make sure to keep that healthy glow from within with supplements like MET Tathione, NU Essence Collagen and Organique Acai Juice. One can also keep his defenses up with supplements that harness the power of natural ingredients such as MX3 capsules and Watsons Generics Malunggay + Mangosteen.

Your must-haves at hand

Preparedness is key to protection, so have those health essentials to help one's home stay ready for anytime sickness may strike. From easy relief in one's medicine cabinet, Lola Remedios, Strepsils, healthy choices in the pantry and Prosource Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, one can count on these items available at Watsons.

Watsons is here to continue providing the family's health essentials in any of its stores nationwide. One can also order online at or call selected branches to have orders delivered. For contact details of branches near him, one can check out this list:

When one shops, he should use his Watsons Card to earn points and get a chance to win a UV Care DeluxeGerm Terminator, Super Power UV Vacuum or Smart Robot UV Vacuum with a minimum purchase of P500 on select health items. Promo runs until June 24, 2020.

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