Decline in influenza infections during the COVID-19 pandemic

One of the few positives to come out of the COVID-19 emergency has been the remarkable decline in influenza virus infections within a few weeks of the emergency declaration. Flutracking Australia’s weekly polling of over 40,000 participants has revealed historically low rates of infection since April 2020. Similar declines in influenza circulation are reported from…

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InnovAAte Amino Acids: Colds, Flu and Ill Health

A good supply of amino acids is important to help the body fight infections and recover from colds, flu and ill health. We recover from infections by the action of our immune system which make trillions of specialised proteins that attack the viruses and bacteria. Production of these defensive proteins by the body needs large…

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Give yourself the best chance to fight virus infections

When you are fighting a viral infection like COVID 19, the body needs to build a huge quantity of defence proteins to kill the virus. The body needs amino acids to build the defence proteins meaning that the amino acids are in very high demand at this time. This is how it works: The virus…

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How does the body win against a virus? 

We recover from viral infections, such as influenza and coronavirus, by the actions of our immune system which make trillions of specialised proteins that attack the virus. Production of these defensive proteins by the body needs large quantities of amino acids which are the building blocks used to make the proteins. A large proportion of…

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Can amino acids help fight infections?

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Every day, your body is exposed to numerous viruses and bacteria which we loosely describe as germs. At some times of the year, the numbers of infectious organsims are increased and we are more likely to succumb to an infection. It is important to practice good hygiene and to give your body the best chance…

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