Vitamin D deficiency is a common issue, affecting 1 billion people worldwide. That’s about 50% of the global population. Researchers are still uncovering the many roles vitamin D plays in keeping our bodies strong and Read More
As the mother of two girls, I do my best to keep them as healthy as I can. I try to provide nutritious meals (although they don’t always eat them) and make sure they get Read More
It’s that time again, flu season. Are you ready to beat the cold and flu season? Many times, we see families where one child is sick one week, and another child is sick the next, Read More
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We are always looking for ways to stay healthy and keep our immune system strong, especially after the world’s recent battle with Covid-19. Using tips like conscious healthy eating, practicing good hygiene, and minimizing our stress levels Read More
How effective are probiotics? I treat many patients with digestive issues and if you suffer from digestive problems, then you know how they can make you miserable. It’s not just the discomfort. It’s also the Read More
What is the first thing that comes to mind for achieving optimal wellness? Sure, there are many factors to consider, but most people don’t put meditation at the top of the list for physical health Read More
One in two persons aged 65 and above has suboptimal levels of vitamin D in the blood. This is the conclusion of an investigation conducted by researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum M’nchen, as part of Read More
If all the hype about vitamin E were true, you could live well past age 100 and have the sex drive and youthful appearance of a teenager. Vitamin E is no magical fountain of youth, Read More
We all look for ways to stay healthy. As the weather gets colder and people spend more time indoors the likelihood of getting sick with a cold or the flu is often on the rise Read More
Do you seem to be bombarded with health tips directed at helping you live healthy? We focus on content that will help support and improve immunity, Some common ideas include:
- How you can add immunity boosting vitamins and supplements to your diet.
- How sleep impacts immunity
- How much exercise is needed to boost immunity
Your first line of defense is to choose a healthy lifestyle. Following general good-health guidelines is the single best step you can take toward naturally keeping your immune system working properly. We hope these health tips can help.
Your immune system is incredibly complex. It has to be strong enough and sophisticated enough to fight off a variety of illnesses and infections, but not so strong that it overreacts unnecessarily — causing allergies and other autoimmune disorders to develop. To operate in such a delicate balance, your immune system is tightly controlled by a variety of inputs.
But despite its complexity, there are everyday lifestyle habits you can focus on to help give your immune system what it needs to fight off an infection or illness. Here are five science-backed ways to ensure your immune system has everything it needs to function optimally, as well as why you shouldn’t rely on supplements to boost your immune system.