Immunity Boosting Center


Health Tips

Getting ready for cold and flu season

Fighting off the Common Cold and Flu

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 ...
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Are you prepared for cold and flu season?

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 ...
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How to Keep Children Safe from COVID-19

With the new school year started and autumn approaching, Colleen Nash, MD, MPH, Rush University Medical Center, pediatric infectious disease specialist, answers questions parents may have about keeping children safe from COVID, social distancing in the classroom ...
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obesity increases risk for COVID-19

Obesity may alter immune system response to COVID-19

Obesity may cause a hyperactive immune system response to COVID-19 infection that makes it difficult to fight off the virus, according to a new manuscript published in the Endocrine Society's journal, Endocrinology. Obesity not only leads ...
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Food & Recipes

Can immunity be boosted with a plant based diet

Plant Based Diet Boosts Immunity

Eating a low-fat, plant-based diet may help give the immune system a boost. The immune system relies on white blood cells that produce antibodies to combat bacteria, viruses, and other invaders. Vegetarians have been shown ...
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try purple potatos to add some color to your table

Purple Potatoes are fun and healthy!

Purple potatoes don’t just look fabulous. They are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and the antioxidant, anthocyanin, which has been studied as an immune system booster. The Purple potato is native ...
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