As we enter the winter months immunity support is even more critical to reduce the impact of being infected by COVID-19. On top of the stress from the new normal of how we celebrate holidays Read More
Many of us work hard every day to provide immune support to avoid the various bugs we face every day. This means eating a heathy diet with the appropriate number of servings of fruit and Read More
Moms, no matter how diligent you are, you can’t supervise what your kids touch, breathe or swallow 24/7. No one knows this better than pharmacist-turned healthy lifestyle expert Lisa Leslie-Williams, BS, PharmD. “Because I’m juggling Read More
(Family Features) As temperatures drop, the spread of cold and flu germs rises. Start the year off healthy and be sure to rid your home of lingering germs that may be hiding in places you 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
Your body has about the same amount of zinc as a 4-inch galvanized nail. Getting and maintaining the right amount of this important mineral is similar to walking a tightrope. It’s a fine line between Read More
Most sore throats are caused by viruses – not bacteria – according to recent reports from the Infectious Disease Society of America. However, approximately 10 million Americans are prescribed antibiotics for a sore throat each Read More
Winter will soon be here. You can feel the chill in the air and the cold wind. This is also the time for cold and flu. Your nose gets stuffed, throat hurts and you cannot Read More
(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
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
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.