Friday, 15 January 2010

Avoiding Colds

From cold to colds - you see how my mind makes connections.

Is there anything you can do to avoid colds? I found some suggestions on

I've picked out a few headline points and offer my rough translation. The full article would be a useful German to English translation exercise.

Was tun gegen Erkältungen?

Stärken Sie Ihre Abwehrkräfte
Vorbeugen ist bei Krankheiten besser als Heilen
Glücklicherweise gibt es viele Möglichkeiten, um eine Erkältung zu vermeiden.
  • Ziehen Sie sich warm an
  • Leben Sie gesund
  • Schlafen Sie genügend
  • Bewegen Sie sich an der Luft
  • Waschen Sie sich oft die Hände

Strengthen you resistance to colds

For illnesses prevention is better than cure.
Fortunately there are many possible ways to avoid colds.
  • Put on warm clothing
  • Get a healthy lifestyle
  • Get enough sleep (if only!)
  • Get plenty of outdoor exercise
  • Wash your hands frequently

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