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Food For Better Immunity


Yogurt Fruit-on-the-bottom, plain, or blended, yogurt is a great source of good bacteria called probiotics. These healthy bacteria have been all the rage and we’ve all gotten the memo of it’s importance when it comes to digestion. But, what does it have to do with not catching a bug? About 70% of our body’s immune system response is found in ...

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Immunity After Antibiotics


Your immune system is a vital part of your overall well-being. If it is weak, then you are more susceptible to getting sick and developing serious illnesses. If you were recently sick with a virus, then it is all the more important to get it revved back up to avoid the next virus that comes to town. There are multiple ...

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Better Immunity Through Diet


The immune system is responsible for keeping the body healthy and protecting against sicknesses and infections. When someone has a poor immune system, due to a disease such as AIDS or cancer, they are more likely to get sick easily. Some people naturally have weaker immune systems, while others work in an environment that is full of germs, such as ...

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Bee Pollen & Immunity


There are many superfoods that boost immune function, but few do it with as much potency as bee pollen. Through its unique combination of minerals, vitamins, amino acids and enzymes, bee pollen offers one of the most revitalizing natural superfoods in the world (especially when collected from local bees who are in tune with your local environment). We’ve put together ...

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Antibiotics & Immunity

Your immune system is constantly on a seek-and-destroy mission status – on the lookout for foreign invaders, naturally occurring cell defects and mutant cells. The immune system has a vast capacity to remember bad guys and deploy tactics that worked in the past to annihilate the enemy. Some of the fastest growing cells in the human body are immune cells. ...

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Vitamins For Autoimmune Problems


An autoimmune condition results when your immune system attacks your own body. Antibodies are formed against a particular type of tissue much as though it were a bacteria or virus. This causes your system to launch an inflammatory response. There is no simple, single cause for autoimmune disorders. Sometimes an illness or a severe stress situation seems to trigger the ...

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Alcohol & Immunity


Excessive alcohol can damage the immune system because the alcohol will prevent nutrients from feeding your immune system. The alcohol is absorbed into your bloodstream through your stomach. Once in the bloodstream, alcohol will reduce the white blood cell count in the body. The lower the number of white blood cells, the more difficult it is to fight off disease. ...

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