Forgo the coughing, sneezing, and those achy headaches this cold and flu season. Yes, that’s right: there are steps you can take to avoid getting sick and remain healthy throughout the year.

As you may have guessed, your best defense is the flu shot—but that’s not all you can do. Learn where germs could be lurking at home, work, and school. Practice good hygiene and strengthen your immune system with delicious and good-for-you juice recipes that will help you stay symptom-free and attack those tiny invaders.

Become a pro at shirking sickness, and everyone will be asking what your secret is next cold or flu season.