7 Ways to Plan for Cold and Flu Season

(Family Features) Declining temperatures can bring fun, cool-weather activities, but they also mean cold and flu season is lurking. While everyone hopes to stay healthy, it can be difficult to completely avoid viruses and bugs. Read More

Boosting Immunity to Prevent COVID

While there are no COVID medications or immunity-boosting supplements that can cure or prevent coronavirus, there are steps you can take to make your defenses as strong as possible. And at the same time, you’ll want to Read More

Flu may be spread just by breathing

It is easier to spread the influenza virus (flu) than previously thought, according to a new University of Maryland-led study released today. People commonly believe that they can catch the flu by exposure to droplets Read More

Surviving Cold and Flu Season

When cold and flu season strikes, millions of Americans find themselves coughing, sneezing, congested, aching, uncomfortable and sometimes, downright miserable. The widespread prevalence of these symptoms sweeps the country each year and affects people of Read More

Vitamin deficiency in later life

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

Meditation Improves Mind-Body DNA

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

Are you Vitamin C deficient?

Did you know… humans are one of the few mammals that don’t make their own vitamin C? Interesting, right? Vitamin C is so important that literally, most other mammals have the ability to create their Read More

5 Ways to Kickstart Your Immune System

We often talk about boosting immunity but, like so many biological systems, the immune system is tremendously complicated. Immune cells have to make difficult decisions from moment to moment: Friend or foe? Is this a Read More

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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.