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

Do we Abuse the use of Antibiotics

No one would dispute the miracles of modern medicine: surgeries performed with minimal incisions, organ transplants, limb reattachments, advances in chemotherapy, and so many lives saved by antibiotics. Just 100 years ago, 25 percent of 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

20 Minutes of Exercise Act is All it Takes

It’s well known that regular physical activity has health benefits, including weight control, strengthening the heart, bones and muscles and reducing the risk of certain diseases. Recently, researchers at University of California San Diego School Read More

Why Do I Keep Getting Colds?

The average adult catches between two and four colds a year. Each year in the USA, this adds up to an estimated 23 million working days lost because of the common cold. Colds are, if Read More

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What can you do to boost your immune system?

The idea of boosting your immunity is enticing, but the ability to do so has proved elusive for several reasons. The immune system is precisely that — a system, not a single entity. To function well, it requires balance and harmony. There is still much that researchers don’t know about the intricacies and interconnectedness of the immune response. For now, there are no scientifically proven direct links between lifestyle and enhanced immune function.

But that doesn’t mean the effects of lifestyle on the immune system aren’t intriguing and shouldn’t be studied. Researchers are exploring the effects of diet, exercise, age, psychological stress, and other factors on the immune response, both in animals and in humans. In the meantime, general healthy-living strategies make sense since they likely help immune function and they come with other proven health benefits.