Now 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 hygiene could actually be responsible for our declining states of health.
Before you pump out another squirt of that antibacterial hand sanitizer, …Read more
Traditionally, 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 good health.
1. Green Tea
Green tea has long been a …Read more
You probably go about your daily routine and don’t give a second thought to all of the thoughtless habits that you have when it comes to taking care of household chores. But, you may want to consider five bad habits that you do thoughtlessly that may be negatively affecting your health by weakening your immune system and increasing your infection risk. Making simple changes and letting go of your bad habits will help to improve your health.
We all look forward to spring, when flowers start to bloom and our yards turn back to green. However, spring also brings in seasonal allergies, which is that reaction to pollen consisting of sneezing, nasal congestion, and having a runny nose. These symptoms of allergies are quite bothersome, especially when we have to go to work everyday or would want to simply enjoy the outdoors.
These symptoms actually represent our immune system at work, in which specific cells start producing …Read more