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Updated 02 April 2015

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Cold viruses can make the body overly acidic, making it more challenging for the immune system to fight them off.

For a natural remedy try apple cider vinegar, an alkalizing food, to help kill a cold and alleviate the symptoms. A tablespoon or two at the first signs of a cold or flu will help prevent a full-on bout.

For all the latest news, visit the Health24 Cold & Flu Centre.

 
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