Supporting Your Immune System When You Are Immunocompromised: COVID-19 Edition

Amid the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, I posted a blog Should You Take Immune Boosters If You Are Immunocompromised?. It's been ten months of ups and downs; as someone who is immunocompromised and inadvertently was in close contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19, I know the general stress and anxiety that comes with the flu season and rising COVID-19 cases in Canada and across the globe. Here is an update on a few vitamins, minerals, supplements and foods that can help support your immune system:

Vitamin D

Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, helps to maintain your immune system but can be hard to come by in Canada during the cold and flu season. This amazing vitamin also helps to regulate immune function and reduce inflammation!