Microbiome, Sugar, and Your Immune System

  Today’s blog post covers the importance of a healthy microbiome, how dietary guidelines have (and have not) changed, and the special way that the immune system adapts to threats.   A Healthy Microbiome Builds a Strong Immune System   The type of bacteria that live in the gut can regulate the body’s inflammation levels. In some cases, a lack of certain strains of “good” bacteria can result in greater susceptibility to infection, whether it is the flu, rotavirus, or … [Read more...]

The Need for a Strong, Healthy Immune System

  A healthy immune system has never been more important. As a natural health care practitioner I have suggestions I'd like to recommend to you toward a plan to increase the effectiveness of your immune system. 10 Tips To Strengthen Your Immune System Don't smoke. This is a great reason to quit. Eat a diet of whole foods, rich in good protein, fruits and vegetables. Avoid fast foods and highly refined foods. Don't eat sugar. Exercise regularly. Whether you use a gym or not … [Read more...]

This is an “At Risk” Group for Viruses

Nearly all Type 2 Diabetics have a compromised immune system. As such they are much more prone to illness.  Today more than 114 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes.  The economic ramifications of this alone are enormous.  In 2019 the United States spent $350 billion treating this condition.   One of the best strategies to beat COVID-19 is to get underlying, chronic health conditions like this under control naturally.  This can often be successfully addressed and reversed by … [Read more...]

Can Adults Develop Food Allergies?

Food allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S., and the number of people who suffer from them is on the rise. Today, nearly 1 in every 13 children has a food allergy and more adults are experiencing new food allergies every year. Scientists have found that allergies may run in families, meaning there may be a genetic factor, as well as environmental factors in the development of food allergies. However, at this point, there is no complete answer as to why some … [Read more...]