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The Coronavirus – use self defense and fight back

March 27th, 2020

For those of us that have been on an aeroplane, do you remember the part in the safety announcement where they say, “Pull down the mask from above your head and place it over your mouth, do this before you help others.” That action applies to where we are now in our existence – we need to look after our health so we can help others. 

The Coronavirus is a weapon of mass disruption and at this moment in time we are fighting an invisible enemy – it attacks and knocks us back. We are under a global attack but we will triumph, we just don’t know when. We all know what is happening around the world, we watch the news and keep up to date with the statistics and developments. The symptoms of the virus and the guidelines to prevent the spread between humans are very clear. There’s no doubt that staying at home is our best option to reduce the spread of the infection at the moment.

How can we fight back against this silent enemy?

We can fight back by using self defense strategies. We have all grown up knowing that self defense is protection, whether you are walking in an unlit area or fighting a disease. Most of the time when we are physically restricted – we fight back, if we are ill – we fight back. 

When we are in a high risk environment we need to act to protect ourselves by:

  • Focusing on your attacker’s vulnerable areas. We need to keep testing and finding a vaccine to destroy the Coronavirus
  • Put safety strategies in place. We need to keep building awareness, creating boundaries and using social distancing. Avoiding busy areas or public transport if possible
  • Equip yourself to deal with danger. We need to use very good hygiene by washing our hands properly, using hand sanitiser and through wearing protective accessories like gloves and masks 


Why are we under attack? Why us, why now?

This current situation is surreal, it’s almost like a movie and we don’t know the answer to those questions.

Perhaps this is God or Mother Nature’s way of saying, “Stop, go to your room and think about what you’ve done to this planet and to each other. Get your priorities right and support those who need you. Value those that are there to help you, the doctors, the nurses and other key workers.”  


With positivity and determination we can do this.

What we have all learnt from this unpredictable situation is that our health is the most important thing in our lives. We need to be in good health to help ourselves and others, to be able to help in times of need and comfort, in times of loneliness and sadness.

Mental health will be challenged at this time because of isolation, loss of loved ones and financial concerns. If you are struggling, remember that you are not alone, there is help out there and you must speak to someone. We are in this together and a simple phone call or with the use of social media platforms you can reach out for help. 

To help fight the virus we should try to be fit and healthy, we can do that by eating a balanced diet and taking exercise.

Here are some foods that are known to fight infection:

  • Garlic – antimicrobial, antifungal and antiviral 
  • Cabbage – antibacterial  
  • Tumeric – antiseptic and inflammatory  
  • Ginger – antibiotic 
  • Yoghurt – antibacterial 
  • Honey – antibiotic and antifungal 
  • Coconut – antimicrobial 
  • Lemon – antibacterial 
  • Pineapple – antibacterial 
  • Onion – antibiotic and antiseptic 
  • Echinacea – strengthens the immune system
  • Carrot – antioxidant 
  • Berries – antioxidant 

Learn more about fighting infection with healthy eating here. 

You can also take supplements as part of your self-defence program to optimize protection, to assist in fighting infections and boost your immune system. 

Natural products such as:

1stLine™OSCN Drink is a unique safe and healthy alternative to taking antibiotics for infections, destroying all types of infections, including viruses without any harmful side effects.

ViralPRO™ contains a potent antioxidant and common food preservative (BHT) that is also known to treat viruses including Herpes, as well as a unique blend of mushrooms known for their reported anti-viral properties.

Natures Marvels™Lungs Bioregulator works to help improve and optimise the function of the lungs by having a regulatory effect on the bronchial mucosa so normalising their metabolism and enhancing their functional performance.

Natures Marvels™Thymus Bioregulator works to improve and optimise the function of the thymus gland and immune system. The thymus gland serves a vital role in the development of important types of white blood cell. T cells defend the body from potentially deadly pathogens such as bacteria and viruses.

BoostPRO™ contains a high dose of one of the highest quality sources of natural Vitamin C from Acerola Cherries. BoostPro™ contains Quercetin which is the molecule of the moment, that’s an all-natural compound for better longevity, heart health, immune system and much more.


Exercise is good for you mentally and physically and whilst we are restricted with isolations and lock downs we can still do some exercise whether that be outside or inside. Here is a guide to exercising at home. 

Stay fit and fight back against the Coronavirus.

Hopefully, this time of uncertainty will pass and with help and support we win this battle.


“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” 

Desmond Tutu. 



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