Immune System Support

What Are Superfoods?

…essential ones, 27 minerals, unique and beneficial pigments, and several hormone-like compounds. In addition, bee pollen: * Has been shown to support the immune system and keep defenses strong; particularly important when pollen and other potential allergens fill the air. * Stimulates the production of hemoglobin…

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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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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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What Makes Essential Fatty Acids Essential for Health?

…inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis * Asthma * Food or other allergies * Heart disease * Kidney stones * Depression * Multiple sclerosis * Weakened immune system If you don't restore a healthy balance of EFAs in your diet, you face a greatly increased risk of suffering from one or more of these problems.…

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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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