5 Surprising Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick

Trying to avoid catching every cold that goes around this winter? These surprising tricks from some very healthy people might be the secret you're looking for

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3. Cold showers

Business consultant Nate Halsey, writes Stone, takes an invigorating cold shower every morning, a habit he acquired from a German friend who had learned the behaviour in boarding school—and claimed it was the reason he never got sick. Halsey credits his daily cold shower not just for his good health, but also for preventing dry skin. Stone also details several small European studies that have found immunity benefits to cold showers and baths (as well as in rolling in the snow after the sauna).

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