Archive for the ‘Immunity’ Category

Vitamin C Boosts the Action of Soluble Fiber and Protects Against Inflammatory Disease

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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Are you getting the benefits you expect from your fiber intake?

In our article “Fiber with Vitamin C for Inflammatory and Immune Disorders”, we learned how inflammatory and autoimmune diseases begin in the gut. We also learned why soluble fiber is considered one of the best ways to prevent diseases like obesity, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, allergies, autoimmune diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and even depression. However, soluble fiber can’t work alone. It needs to be synergistically paired with vitamin C in order to fully perform its duties.
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Combat Chronic Inflammation with Vitamins

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Inflammation not only hurts, but it destroys tissues and causes disease. Learn how to avoid chronic inflammation with vitamins and supplements.

Inflammation is your body’s main defense mechanism, meant to anticipate, intercept and destroy invading microorganisms. Inflammation causes redness, swelling, heat and pain. Inflammation helps your immune system fight invaders and heal injuries, but can be dangerous if it becomes chronic.

Inflammation becomes a danger when it is brought on by malfunctions of the immune system. Autoimmune diseases and allergies are good examples. Out of the ten leading causes of death in the United States, chronic, low-level inflammation causes seven of them. This includes Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, nephritis, heart disease, cancer, stroke, and chronic lower respiratory disease.
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Vitamins for Stress and Adrenal Fatigue

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Vitamins for Adrenal Fatigue

Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue include being tired during the day, being awake at night, sugar cravings, and belly fat accumulation.

Your adrenal glands are two walnut-sized glands above your kidneys. They make almost 50 different hormones that your body needs. These hormones regulate numerous bodily functions, including your response to stress. When you are under stress, which is nearly constant for a lot of people, your adrenal glands become fatigued and worn out. (more…)

Top 3 Vitamins You Should Be Taking

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Which vitamins are most important?

Which vitamins should you be taking daily?

Is your multivitamin enough? Are you confused by the vitamin aisle in your grocery store? There are so many vitamins and supplements out there, that it can become overwhelming for people looking to improve or maintain their health. We’ve put together this list of the most essential vitamins and supplements to make things easier for you. If you don’t have specific health problems or genetic predispositions to diseases that you should be trying to prevent, then a basic arsenal of vitamins and supplements is likely all that you need. Work with your doctor to determine if you should add or take away from this list and get ready for a healthy future!
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How to Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Leaky Gut Syndrome Bone Broth

Could healing your gut also heal your disease?

In our article “Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases Caused by a Leaky Gut?” we described how a leaky gut happens, what diseases it causes, and what to avoid to keep your gut healthy. “Refined flours and highly processed foods are really hard on the epithelial lining of the gut. High glycemic index foods, dairy products, and gluten are damaging. High chronic caffeine use, excessive alcohol consumption, and overuse of antibiotics are bad for the epithelial lining. All of these things weaken the bonds between the cells letting particles escape.
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Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases Caused by a Leaky Gut?

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Intestinal Health Leaky Gut

Could a leaky gut be the source of all your disease?

Leaky gut syndrome is opening the eyes of people suffering from a wide array of conditions. Leaky gut is found in people with obesity, thyroid disorders, endocrine disorders, lupus, sarcoidosis, rheumatoid arthritis, epilepsy, adrenal fatigue, diabetes, fibromyalgia, Crohn’s disease, heart disease, ulcerative colitis, autism, and even schizophrenia along with many, many more. (more…)

Vitamins for Lupus

Monday, July 8th, 2013
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Discover which vitamins and supplements can help you with lupus flares.

Lupus patients have different nutritional needs than individuals with healthy immune systems. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes widespread and chronic inflammation. This inflammation damages soft tissues, skin, bones, and organs. Lupus flares can happen at any time and can be mild or severe. Flares cause chronic pain and interfere with organ function by causing the destruction of the organ or by depleting the body of vitamins and nutrients that it needs to function correctly. Lupus patients need to work closely with their doctors to monitor vitamin and mineral levels. Together they can create a customized vitamins and supplements routine that can help to prevent flares or lessen the severity of flares.
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Immunomodulator Supplements – Normalizing the Immune System

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Immune Response Graphic

Calm Autoimmune Responses or Strengthen a Weak Immune System.

Immunomodulator drugs are relatively new and have just about “cured” many people suffering from autoimmune diseases or compromised immune systems. Immunomodulators are unique in that they adjust to each person’s immune problems. If a person has low immunity, immunomodulators boost the immune system to an optimal level. If a person is autoimmune, or has an overactive immune system, then immunomodulators decrease the action and production of immune cells, regulating the immune system. An interesting fact about immunomodulators is that if a person with a normal immune system takes them, there is basically no effect.
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Chronic Disease Prevention Discovered

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

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Healthy Gut Flora Combined with B Vitamins Can Protect You From Chronic Diseases and Infection

Until about a year ago, the part of our immune systems that identifies and differentiates between good bacteria and bad, was a mystery. Considering that around 70% of our immune system is in our gut, understanding how it works could have a major impact on learning how to prevent and treat a wide range of diseases and conditions.
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Tips for Recovering from Pneumonia

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Pneumonia Recovery

Don't Suffer Through Pneumonia Recovery

If you’ve recently had pneumonia, then you are all too familiar with the aftereffects. Pneumonia is a serious condition that can take a month after the infection has cleared to get yourself back to good health. Use these tips to take care of yourself and speed your healing process.
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