Articles relating to 'immune system'
4 signs you’re not ready for flu season

Yes, I just had my flu shot this week. I’m primed to make it through the season of probable sickness without being sidelined to the couch with a box of Kleenex and easy access to the bathroom.

Sit me down right next to someone who is hacking away and feverish with sweat – with no escape route available … Read More

Boost Your Immune System With The ‘Mother Of All Antioxidants’

160537978It’s the secret to treating everything from autism to Alzheimer’s disease, and warding off cancer, heart disease and dementia. But you likely don’t know much about it – if at all.

The secret? Glutathione.

Dubbed the “mother of all antioxidants,” glutathione is considered to be a critical, life-giving molecule. Our ability to produce and maintain a high level of glutathione … Read More

Drink To Your Health: Alcohol And The Immune System

148327821Forget about holiday seasonal guilt and raising a glass (or three) to ring in the new year. New research suggests that you needn’t lock away the bottles for the rest of the year.

Moderate alcohol consumption has its benefits; it can protect you from heart disease and reduce your risk of strokes and gallstones.

A team of researchers Read More

Why You’re More Likely To Die This Winter

78053949Old Man Winter can be deadly. We all like to complain about the cold weather, the sidewalks that haven’t been cleared, and the need for cumbersome bulky layers of clothing and thick-soled boots. Some of us remember soldiering through five miles of high snow drifts to get to school (that tale never gets old). And when the holiday … Read More

For a Clean Bill of Health – Eat Dirt

167360892Now more than ever, we are obsessed with ‘cleanliness’. Although cleanliness is traditionally thought to be a healthy attribute, modern medicine is now beginning to change it’s tune with the “Hygiene Hypothesis.” The Hygiene Hypothesis not only claims that a bit of dirt could be good for you, but also raises concerns that all these years of obsessive … Read More

It’s Tea Time – Top 5 Teas for Good Health

teaTraditionally, teas have been revered for their health promoting properties. More and more recent studies are showing that, indeed, a cup a’tea-a-day could be an excellent way to keep the doctor away. Check out our top five list of elixir teas for a stronger immune system, for healthy organ function, and to give you a general boost of … Read More

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