How To Avoid Getting Sick
Farnam Street stashed this in TES
And if you do get sick, fast:
Skip a meal. When you’re sick your body does this naturally through lack of appetite. But when you’re fighting something, you can choose to do it. This is what animals do when they’re fighting an illness or serious infection. Don’t skip the water.
So much for the hot toddy!
6. Pass on the booze.If your body is fighting a cold or the flu, why would you ask it to do even more. That’s like taking the busiest person you know and saying, hey can you do this too? Skip the booze for a few days if you think you’re fighting something.
And here I thought alcohol was an antiseptic.