1. Which type of food has the most Vitamin C?
A. Oranges and kiwis have a high amount of Vitamin C. But cabbage, broccoli, parsley and peppers are good choices too.

2. Which allergens are most commonly found in homes during winter?
B. They reproduce in the fall and multiply in warm humid places in the winter. Vacuum and air out rooms all winter long to keep dust mites at bay.

3. What is the recommended heat temperature for sleeping at night?

B. Use more covers if you’re cold, but don’t turn up the heat.

4. Which food helps most to fight against colds and throat infections and has the most antiseptic properties?
C. Garlic has immune-boosting effects, is a potent antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal agent.

5. How can you best avoid viruses spreading by your hands?
A. Especially before eating, after handling kids, after going to the bathroom, after using a grocery cart.

6. When is the optimal time to get a flu vaccine?
A. Flu season most commonly begins in September and October. It can take up to two weeks for the vaccine to become effective, so the sooner you get it, the sooner you’ll be protected.

7. You’ll be 100 percent protected from the flu once you get vaccinated.
The vaccine isn’t a guarantee against all strains of the flu, only the most common for that year.

8. Kids who suffer from repetitive colds may be suffering from:
A. An iron deficiency can cause repetitive colds and/or ear, nose and throat infections. A blood test can determine if this is the case. If so, encourage the child to eat more fruit and vegetables high in Vitamin C, which encourages the absorption of iron.