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Tis the Season to Avoid Illness

The holiday season is in full swing, and with it, anticipation, excitement, nostalgia, and often times, sickness. Between exhaustion from preparation, traveling, playing host – or with some families, mediator – your body may not be ready for the two-month-long party. Here are seven tips to boost your immune system so that you can truly enjoy a happy, healthy […]

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Getting Vitamins From Food (Part Two)

In the first part of this series, you learned about some foods that contain ample amounts of the vitamins and minerals your body needs. The second and final part of the series continues this list and proves that getting the vitamins you need for ample immune support doesn’t have to be expensive or consist of […]

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The Supplement-Free Diet: Getting Vitamins From Food

You’ve probably seen the rows upon rows of nutritional supplements in your local department or drug store that are touted to improve immune system function. Instead of swallowing endless handfuls of pills or chugging that horribly flavored beverage, try getting your vitamins from food. Your local grocery store has all of the vitamins your body […]

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7 Natural Foods that Fight Diseases

You know you should put on sunscreen before you go out into the sun and you know that you should avoid the toxins found in cigarettes, alcoholic beverages and fast foods…but did you know that there are seven foods you can consume that will improve immune system function and actually fight disease? 1. Walnuts Omega-3 […]

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Echinacea: Proven Immune Booster or Snake Oil?

Echinacea is an herbal dietary supplement that, like countless others, is touted to be an effective method of preventing and perhaps even treating the common cold. However, recent studies are showing that this supplement may not be as effective as was once believed. Are we doomed to suffer with the common cold every season without […]

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