Category: Immune System

Top 8 Health and Wellness Trends for 2022

Are you curious about what’s set to take off in 2022? We consulted health care and fitness experts, digital analysts, market research groups, and wellness gurus for this year’s guide. They collectively agree the trends we’ve experienced the last two years will continue. Last year, pursuing emotional and mental wellbeing jumped up on pretty much...

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Immune Boosting Dynamic Duo: Elderberry + Echinacea

Winter has arrived. And what usually follows closely behind are sneezes, sniffles, fevers, and coughs. If you have a bent towards natural wellness, you know that elderberry and echinacea may lend a hand in helping end your symptoms sooner. That’s why you’ll find no lack of remedies containing elderberry and echinacea extracts – from lozenges...

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Health Contributions in History: Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, Father of Homeopathics

It’s 1781. You’ve just described your symptoms, and after careful consideration, your doctor announces your prognosis, “You have a cold.” To alleviate your suffering, he intends to nick an artery in your forearm and drain several pints of blood from your body. While you process this news, your practitioner tells you that you also have gonorrhea,...

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Eating Your Way to Boosted Immunity & Better Health with Shiitake Mushrooms (+Bonus Recipe)

Every few years, new trends emerge and become a force in the wellness community. One of those trends is functional mushrooms.  Although, when you look more closely at these fantastic fungi, you’ll understand that they are in no way a “fad.” Functional mushrooms, which bestow health benefits beyond nutrition, have been used for millennia in...

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4 Essential Ways to Prep Your Immune System for Fall & Winter

  With summer fading into fall, it’s all hands on deck to ready your immune system for the coming cold weather. Respiratory infections, colds, and flu spread more efficiently in colder weather for a few reasons. The first is proximity. We spend more time indoors, where we are less likely to social distance. At the...

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How Your Gut Can Help Keep You Well

There’s one question we get a lot –  How are the gut microbiome and the immune system connected? Until recently, we believed our gut microbiome was separate from us. The living microorganisms that work to keep our gut bacteria balanced (aka probiotics) may help with digestion, but otherwise, we lived independently of each other. But...

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How To Calm Your Racing Brain and Fall Asleep Faster

Have you ever put your head on your pillow, hoping for sleep to come quickly? But your wired mind, obsessing over your work or family problems, just perhaps it just won’t let you relax. Not quickly falling asleep is one of life’s cruelties, exhausted from the day yet knowing sleep won’t come for minutes or...

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Health & Wellness Trends for 2021

Without a doubt, the Covid crisis is the primary driver of health and wellness trends for 2021. And you don’t need to consult a crystal ball to know that the realities of this pandemic will affect the way we approach our health and wellness for years to come. 1. At-Home Fitness With the pandemic forcing...

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Is It Time To Call In The Immune System Reinforcements?

With virus cases still rising, you may be looking for ways to strengthen your immune system’s ability to fight and ward off illness. Medical experts agree that a healthy diet, adequate sleep, and daily exercise are a great start to keeping your immune system operating at it’s best. Add in stress-reducing practices like yoga, meditation,...

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Help Your Immune System Become the Ultimate Defender

Your body’s immune system is a wonder. Imagine… it helps stop attacks from foreign invaders like viruses and bacterial microbes and internal attacks from harmful cell changes. And once you’ve encountered a foreign microbe, your immune system makes antibodies ready to squash them should they try to invade again. BTW โ€“ that’s called Immunity. Not...

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Boosting the Bioavailability of Vitamin C

When you hear vitamin C, do you instinctively think of orange juice and the common cold? The credit for this perception goes to Linus Pauling and his 1970 book Vitamin C and the Common Cold. In it, Pauling postulated that high-doses of vitamin C could stop the progression of a cold and improve your overall...

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What Every Woman Must Know Before Choosing A Probiotic

By now you’re most likely familiar with probiotics – the good bacteria found in fermented foods and dietary supplements that help keep your digestive tract healthy. But did you know that not all probiotics are the same? There are many different probiotics โ€“ called strains – and each provides unique health benefits beyond just good...

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