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Stay healthy in the office with these 5 ways to stay sniffle-free

  1. Steer clear
    Watch for co-workers who are coughing and sneezing. It’s a sign their contagious and a good reason to stay away!29
  2. Drink Tea
    Drinking tea or a hot lemon & honey stimulates the cilia- the hair follicles in the nose—to move out germs more efficiently. Lemon thins mucus, and honey is antibacterial which is great for healing too30.
  3. Avoid the Hot Spots
    Coffee pots. Door handles. Elevator buttons. Bacteria and viruses can live on surfaces for hours, so try to avoid contact or wash your hands straight after31.
  4. Wash Your Hands
    Whilst hand sanitiser kills bacteria, it doesn’t kill viruses. Alcohol-based sanitizers are more effective, but nothing beats good ol’ hand washing32.
  5. Sleep and Eat Well
    Getting seven or more hours of sleep every night and eating a well-balanced diet gives your body the fuel and rest it needs33.