Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick

Author Gene Stone shares strategies from his book (11 Photos)

Gene Stone on Apr 24, 2011 at 6:59PM

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Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick

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Turning the Nozzle to Cold

Cold showers improve circulation, strengthen skin, bolster your immune system, improve your mood and invigorate your body. Also, a study of swimmers in Berlin revealed that exposure to ice-cold water elevated levels of glutathione, one of the body’s natural, stay-well antioxidants, according to Stone. The ideal length of a cold shower is five minutes, and its best to enter and exit the frigid stream in 30-second intervals.

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