All posts in "IMUNNE SYSTEM"

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Natural Ways To Fight The Cold & Flu

Most of us tend to get into panic mode as soon as we feel a cold or flu coming on, remaining defenseless to one of nature’s most common perils. Fortunately, there are a few natural ways to fight the cold and flu to delay the onset of sickness or possibly even dodge the mucus bullet […]

How To Boost The Immune System During Flu Season

It’s always in your best interest to take preventative over reactive measures when it comes to your health or you might get knocked down with a nasty flu this season. If you know how to boost the immune system, you can spare yourself from the annoying symptoms that are synonymous with the change of seasons. […]

What’s In Your Morning Smoothie?

With more companies figuring out how to cash in on the smoothie craze, it seems that many have lost sight of the smoothie’s greatest benefit: getting a lot of nutrition in one fell swoop. The sugary “substitutes” we can find at the food court aren’t going to provide any immune support this flu season. Obviously […]

Increase Your Immune System: 5 Ideas That Really Work

Yes, it’s flu season again. That wonderful time of year when everyone is on their guard from lingering bacteria, ready to commit anyone in its path to days of bedridden sickness. You don’t know who it will strike next – the guy in the cubicle next to you, the woman in front of you on […]

5 Ways Prevention Can Be Worth More Than The Cure

Everyone knows that there is no cure for the common cold, but can it be prevented? Can we actually get immune support from lifestyle changes, common practices and exercise that will ward off frustrating and sometimes life-threatening illness? New research is showing that this may actually be possible—and that it is already working wonders for […]

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 […]

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 […]