Best immunity boosting foods

One of the most important ways to stay healthy is to adopt habits that strengthen immunity. That means getting enough sleep, managing stress, being active, washing your hands properly, and yes, eating well. While no Read More

Everyday Items That Can Boost Your Immunity

In the current climate, health is on everyone’s minds and we are all thinking “How can I avoid catching the coronavirus?” We are washing our hands incessantly, maintaining social distancing of six feet away from each Read More

10 Superfoods to Improve Your Health?

Fatigue; we all get it from time to time. Stress, work, the kids, keeping up the house, it all adds up. All that running around can leave you exhausted, tired, irritable and cranky. Fortunately, nature Read More

Raspberry Goodness from Morning to Night

(Family Features) From breakfasts to salads, desserts and beyond, fruit is unique in its ability to add both flavor and nutrition to family-favorite dishes. As you look for ways to incorporate produce in your family’s Read More

Vitamin C Is in Season

Although vitamins are “vital” nutrients required for life that, in most cases, cannot be synthesized by the body, vitamin C stands out because, in addition to humans, there are few animals that actually lack this Read More

Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Almonds

Almonds are a perfect mix of tasty and healthy besides being versatile enough to make irresistible snacks with. Here is a simple almond snack recipe you can  prepare at home. This simple recipe will help Read More

Golden Milk

Golden Milk (Turmeric Milk) is chock-full of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds. Creamy, easy golden milk with dairy-free milk, ginger, turmeric, and coconut oil. Naturally sweetened, incredibly healthy, and so delicious. It’s a healthy recipe and Read More

Easy Miso Soup

Fermented foods are known for helping the body fight off viruses by keeping your gut health in check, and miso is full of them as it’s made from fermented soybeans. To really up the benefits, this soup Read More

How to make bone broth

Bone broth is the liquid that is leftover after you simmer meaty bones and connective tissue in water for an extended period of time. In addition to bones, connective tissue and joints, bone broths often Read More

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An important part of boosting immunity is following the tips in the food and recipes we include in this section. Like any fighting force, the immune system army marches on its stomach. Healthy immune system warriors need good, regular nourishment. Scientists have long recognized that people who live in poverty and are malnourished are more vulnerable to infectious diseases. For example, researchers don’t know whether any particular dietary factors, such as processed foods or high simple sugar intake, will have adversely affect immune function. There are still relatively few studies of the effects of nutrition on the immune system of humans.

There appears to be a connection between nutrition and immunity in the elderly. How to prepare food and recipes is important. A form of malnutrition that is surprisingly common even in affluent countries is known as “micronutrient malnutrition.” Micronutrient malnutrition, in which a person is deficient in some essential vitamins and trace minerals that are obtained from or supplemented by diet, can happen in the elderly. Older people tend to eat less and often have less variety in their diets. One important question is whether dietary supplements may help older people maintain a healthier immune system. Older people should discuss this question with their doctor.