Itchy eyes? Runny nose? Cross reactions with food? It feels like the season for allergies never goes away. This fall, from hay fever and ragweed to mold from the falling leaves, swollen joints and inflammation, allergies and allergic reactions can manifest in mysterious and complex ways. Worse yet, sometimes the standard solutions can be just as irritating and toxic!
To help you navigate this novel allergy season, here are some tried and true tips sent with love from our practice to you. Continue reading “4 Effective Tips for Autumn Allergies”
Sometimes it feels as if threats are everywhere. There’s always something ready and waiting to attack our children’s immune systems – from allergens and bacteria to ever-evolving strains of the common cold – and we don’t want them to miss out on fun or important things due to an illness that could have been avoided.
Though we can’t possibly protect our children from every threat, simply boosting their immune systems will go a long way toward helping their bodies fight many of the nasty germs floating around out there. Continue reading “7 Natural Immunity Boosters for Kids”
Our team of nutrition experts is working hard to stay abreast of all of the rapidly emerging information on COVID-19. As new recommendations are made about best practices to reduce your exposure to the virus and ways to optimize your immune function, we are doing our best to share these important updates with you.
This complex and deadly virus has scientists and the medical community racing to understand the mechanisms of this virus and find possible treatments. It is critical that we all adhere to the recommendations from health officials to help decrease transmission. Continue reading “Update on Most Important Nutrients for Building Immune Strength During the Pandemic”
Give your immune system a boost with healthful, plant-based foods. As coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted communities around the world, many people have wondered whether there are steps they can take to stay healthy. Everyday preventive measures – such as hand-washing, avoiding contact with sick individuals, and good hygiene – can go a long way in reducing your risk for viruses, bacteria and other pathogens.
But studies have also shown that healthful diet and lifestyle habits can help boost the body’s natural defenses. Continue reading “Food to Boost the Immune System”