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Understanding the Basics of Your Immune System
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Understanding the Basics of Your Immune System

Although you may not think about your immune system until you feel like you’re getting sick, it is always working hard to keep you healthy and alive. Potential environmental threats include viruses, bacteria, fungi, and chemicals, among others. The course and outcome of an infection depend on the characteristics of […]

Boost Your Energy, Mood, and Focus…Naturally!!!
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Boost Your Energy, Mood, and Focus…Naturally!!!

In the rush of modern life, we’re all looking for better ways to get a boost of energy or help us be more productive. Many of us only make it through our days with the help of endless cups of coffee or sugary snacks. We end up exhausted at night […]

Healthy Gut, Healthy Immune System!
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Healthy Gut, Healthy Immune System!

When you think of “gut health,” what comes to mind? For most of us, we think about having great digestion, absorbing all the best nutrients from our food to stay energized, and avoiding issues like constipation, bloating, and gas. While these are all important functions of the gut, they only […]

Considering Mushrooms for Immune Support? What You Need to Know
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Considering Mushrooms for Immune Support? What You Need to Know

 Mushrooms and other fungi have long been used for their medicinal properties by traditional healing systems. They’ve recently gained widespread popularity and the modern herbalist can prescribe a variety of mushrooms to improve digestion, reduce anxiety, balance hormones, and even boost the immune system. You may even find a restorative […]

Is Echinacea Right for Everyone?…You’d be Surprised…
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Is Echinacea Right for Everyone?…You’d be Surprised…

Echinacea is famous for its supposed ability to fight the common cold and offer a natural immune boost. As such, it is a common ingredient in many immune-boosting supplements and teas. But, is echinacea really that effective in enhancing the immune function? And, more importantly, is it safe? Here we’ll […]

Eating Your Way to a Healthy Immune System
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Eating Your Way to a Healthy Immune System

When it comes to immunity, you are what you eat! Diet plays a key role in the functioning and strength of the immune system. Unfortunately, many foods harm our immunity rather than enhance it. The underlying culprit? Inflammation. Studies have shown that dietary inflammation could be a main cause of […]

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