Is my immune system compromised

Is my immune system compromised?

We’re all born with natural immune systems that defend our bodies against germs and infections. While modern medicine, in the form of vaccines and other treatments, is invaluable to stave off serious illness,the last couple of years have demonstrated a very important need: the need to keep immune systems robust and from being compromised. But…

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Supplements and Foods for Cold and Flu Season

Cold and flu season is approaching, which means people are loading up on supplements and remedies to boost their immune systems. Despite popular belief, not all “immune-boosting” supplements ward off the germs that cause cold and flu. Which supplements are worth the investment? Several vitamins and foods naturally enhance and protect the immune system, which…

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What vitamins and minerals do I need daily?

According to a scientific review published by the American Medical Association, vitamin deficiencies are connected to chronic illnesses, including certain cancers and coronary heart disease. Even in a complete diet, people may not receive all of the nutrients they need, so multivitamins may help establish a foundation of good health. Not all multivitamins are created…

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Ten Proven Ways to Improve Gut Health

The importance of gut health to overall health has become the subject of much scientific study.  In the digestive tract lies a multitude of “good” bacteria and other microorganisms. Keeping the right balance of these microorganisms is important for physical and mental health, and also, importantly for natural immunity. This ecosystem of bacteria, viruses, and…