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Sick in the Summer? UGH! 7 Immune Support Habits

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Prevention is Easier than Recovery It’s YOUR Summer—Enjoy it! The golden season. The reason people take winter vacations to sunny locations. Summertime! More sunlight hours, more warmth, more chances to be outdoors and for many people more socializing! Unlike the so-called Season of Sneezing following the holidays, midwinter, summertime is practically designed to keep you… read more

Detoxify to Support Your Immune System

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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

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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

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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 from a cold or flu. When exactly is cold or flu season? Many people would say it follows the… read more

Key Nutrient Calcium – for Special Diets

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Key Nutrient Calcium for Special Diets Calcium receives most of its media attention for its role in preventing osteoporosis. This disease weakens bones, making them brittle and often resulting in fractures of the spine, hip, or wrist. However, this essential mineral plays an important part in muscle health as well, including one of the most… read more

Key Nutrient Essential Fatty Acid Omega-3 for Special Diets

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Key Nutrient Essential Fatty Acid Omega-3 All “fatty acids” are needed by the body but only Omega-3 and Omega-6 are called essential because you must eat them to have them in the body. For instance, Omega-9 is created in the body when Omega-3 and Omega-6 are present. Omega 6 fatty acid is plentiful in the… read more

Key Nutrient Vitamin D for Special Diets

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Key Nutrient Vitamin D Vitamin D is also known as the “sunshine vitamin” because it can be made in the body through exposure to direct sunlight.  It is also available in some foods such as cold water fish like herring, mackerel, and sardines and is added to dairy products, juices, and some cereals.  Despite the… read more

Key Nutrient B Vitamins for Special Diets

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Key Nutrient B Vitamins The B vitamins are actually a group of vitamins, found in a wide variety of foods and playing different roles in the body. They work together to help promote the use of iron in blood cell formation to carry oxygen, protein and other nutrients. Deficiency may lead to negative neurological effects. For a… read more