immune system

CareGiving for Minor to Chronic Injury

caregiving for pain

It’s Never Fun to Deal with Pain. Whether it is your own pain, or you are a caregiver for someone else, dealing with pain can take over your world for a time. I know. In 1997 I was told I had to have knee surgery, that it was the only way to end my knee… read more

Gratitude is an Immune Support Habit

gratitude is an immne support habit

Gratitude Lowers Your Stress Take a slow breath, and pay attention to the effect it has on your body. You may feel a slight loosening of your shoulder muscles, a little release of tension. Now think of a time someone did something for you which helped you out, made something a little easier, and you… read more

Stay Active is an Immune Support Habit

stay active immune support habit

Movement Matters, Most of the Time Staying active and moving your body enough to breakĀ a sweat for at least 30 minutes a day is a good habit for health. But should you stay active when you start to get sick? Many people are inclined to call it quits at the gym at the smallest sniffle.… read more

Why Immune Support Supplements?

Supplement to Support your immune system

Let Food Be Thy Medicine, Unless… Whole foods are usually considered the best way to get your nutrients. Whole foods are a combination of nutrients and micro-nutrients which work together to provide the best combination for total nutrition. For instance, salmon is known as an excellent source of the essential fatty acid Omega-3, but is… read more

Eat Whole Foods To Support Your Immune System

Eas whole foods to support your immune system

Why Eat Whole Foods? Does It Really Matter? Whole foods contain the essential nutrients your body needs to stay healthy, so when you make it a habit to eat whole foods you will naturally support your health and your immune system. When you eat whole foods, the nutrients are in their natural form, with supportive… read more

Detoxify to Support Your Immune System

detoxify to support your immune system

Clean is Beautiful Take a look at the word detoxify. The root word is toxin, so to detoxify is to remove toxins. The more your body stores toxins, the less able it is to fight off infections, colds, and flu. Toxins may be stored in many areas of your body, but your colon, liver and… read more

Hydration is an Immune Support Habit

hydration is an immune support habit

Water Water Everywhere–Are You Drinking It? Your body is made up of between 55-65% water depending on your age and gender. Lungs are 83% water, your brain is 73% water, and even your bones are 31% water! (ref) This is why hydration matters for your health. Your body is healthiest when you stay hydrated. Water… read more

Sleep Supports Your Immune System

sleep supports your immune system

Like It or Not, Sleep Matters One of the fastest ways to get, and really FEEL, run down is to not sleep well, or not sleep long enough. Sleeping 8 Hours a Night is the goal for most adults, though children and teens need even more than this. Regular deep sleep supports your immune system.… read more

Flu Season: 7 Immune Support Habits

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Prevention is Easier than Recovery ‘Tis the Season for the Sneezin’ or so they say. Fortunately, there are also immune support habits you can make part of your life to reduce the chances you will suffer a cold or flu. When exactly is cold or flu season? Many people would say it follows the holidays… read more