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A double-blind, randomized clinical trial of dietary supplementation on cognitive and immune functioning in healthy older adults

Posted February 5, 2014

Declining cognitive function is relatively common and increasingly prevalent. Studies have shown that different nutrients (e.g., Ginkgo biloba and vitamin E) appear to be effective at improving memory and concentration, while less is known about their effect on immunity.

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Boost your energy and immunity with astaxanthin

Posted January 30, 2014

Astaxanthin is widely considered one of the most powerful antioxidants on the planet. With well over 1,000 scientific papers, scientists have discovered how this incredible carotenoid molecule can improve your energy; prevent blindness and cellular inflammation – the root cause of chronic disease.

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Sprouts boost energy, digestion and immunity

Posted January 16, 2014

Conventional farming practices destroy the soil; generate poor-quality food and pour tons of unwanted chemicals into our environment. The use of GMOs, toxic pesticides and antibiotics pose devastating consequences to human health. Fortunately, on an individual level, there is a simple solution to many of these dangerous health issues.

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How zinc levels affect your immune system

Posted January 7, 2014

Zinc is a fundamental mineral and one of the most common deficiencies in the world. Zinc is essential to human and animal growth patterns and has an essential role in the development of hormones and immune molecules. Zinc is one of the best mineral supplements to boost and balance out a tired and overstimulated immune system.

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Bullet proof your immunity with nature’s original wonder drug

Posted December 2, 2013

The cure is in the kitchen. Steaming hot bowls of “stinking rose” soup will fortify your immune system and keep illness away. Who said medicine has to taste bad? The Greeks, Egyptians and Romans effectively used garlic to treat a host of ailments including infections, digestive problems and high blood pressure.

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Vitamin D and Blueberries: A Powerful Duo For Immunity?

Posted November 14, 2013

Researchers testing 446 compounds for their immune boosting ability found two that stood out from the pack: resveratrol, found in red grapes, and pterostilbene, which is highly concentrated in blueberries. Add some vitamin D to the mix and these two compounds can help the body quickly fight off infections.

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Seven ways to bulletproof your immune system this winter

Posted October 25, 2013

The immune system is where the rubber meets the road, and if you fail to get it in order, your health goes downhill. Start building your immune system by incorporating these seven things to help get you through the winter without wearing a surgical mask on a daily basis.

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Boost Your Immune System, Shake Off Stress by Walking in the Woods

Posted October 8, 2013

Work, home, even in the car, stress is a constant struggle for many people. But it’s more than just exhausting and annoying. Unmanaged stress can lead to serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes.

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Boost your immunity for flu season by eating these four superfoods regularly

Posted October 8, 2013

Another cold and flu season is upon us and you’re probably contemplating whether or not to get that flu shot. Whether your do or not, you should know that there are a couple of “superfoods” you could add to your diet that will substantially reduce your chances of getting sick this season.

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5 Super Foods to Power Your Immune System

Posted September 30, 2013

The start of fall brings the anticipation of the upcoming holiday season, but it also brings the promise of unwanted winter illnesses such as colds and the flu. Cooler temperatures drive people indoors and these close quarters increase the spread of germs, bacteria and viruses from person to person. In addition, many people become less active in the winter months, weakening the immune system. Older adults are particularly susceptible to winter illnesses since our ability to fight infections naturally decreases as we age. Luckily, adding a few delicious super foods with immune-boosting properties to your diet can help.

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