For a soothing sleep (which Dr. Ian Smith notes is so important for the immune system) Serena says passionflower tea can help slow down the brain and calm you down. She suggests enjoying a cup of tea before bed.
She also says Tulsi tea, which is native to India, is believed to help soothe anxiety. The nutritionist says you can combine both types of tea.
For a natural form of melatonin, she suggests drinking tart cherry juice, which also contains tryptophan and may even possibly help soothe muscle soreness. She suggests getting a tart cherry juice that does not have extra added sugar.
- This tart cherry juice is naturally sweetened and says it will help with sleep, immunity, and muscle recovery
And to start your day off right with plenty of healthy veggies, check out Serena's recipe for her Morning Vegetable Hash, which she says can help your immune system.
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