Immune System Support

Why You Need Supplements for Optimum Nutrition

…Allowance for vitamin C of 60 mg a day will certainly keep you from getting scurvy. But one of vitamin C's most well-known functions is to support the immune system, and 60 mg isn't enough to help you fight off infections efficiently. Instead, you need 1,000 mg or more daily just to stay healthy—and…

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Probiotics Influence on Good Digestive Health

system. But improving the environment of your GI tract can ease many types of digestive discomfort and also support your immune system function, energy levels, and overall health. That's where probiotics come in. Probiotics are good bacteria that not only balance the bad bacteria in your digestive system,…

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Cold and Flu Symptoms

…More Dr. Williams Advice on Colds and Flu * Natural cold and flu treatments * Habits that prevent common colds and flu * Nutrients that support your immune system and help prevent illness

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The Right Probiotic Supplement for People Age 50 and Older

…error. We’re more likely to be on prescription medications for things such as high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Our immune system is just not as effective. We often have a harder time swallowing pills and digesting certain foods, such as dairy. And we often become less adventurous…

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Fight the Flu and Other Seasonal Illnesses

…medications. More Dr. Williams Advice on Colds and Flu * Cold and flu symptoms * Habits that prevent common colds and flu * Nutrients that support your immune system and help prevent illness * Natural cold and flu treatments * Why you should not get a flu shot

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Five Steps to Minimize Stress

…we shouldn’t. The effects of unresolved stress are cumulative. Stress depletes the pituitary, adrenal, and thyroid glands. It compromises the immune system and lowers your resistance to illness. It has now been directly linked to cancer, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Simply put, stress can…

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Glandulars Can Help Treat Many Conditions

…bloodstream, the activity produces ribonucleic acid (RNA). RNA is then filtered and stored in the thymus, a gland associated with the body’s immune system, especially the development of its cancer-fighting T-cells. From there the substance passes to the parotid (salivary) glands in the mouth, where…

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NAC: A Glutathione Booster

…general. We now know that a lack of glutathione in AIDS patients is responsible for the wide-scale free-radical damage that destroys immune cells and suppresses the immune system. Another example of glutathione’s important role in health comes from a study performed by researchers at Louisiana State University…

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What Is Arthritis?

…develops as you age into your fifties. Another type of arthritis is rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease, meaning the immune system attacks the body’s own tissues. In this case the tissue under attack is the synovium, a thin membrane that lines the joints. This results in pain…

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