Your immune system is your frontline defense against environmental toxins, viruses, bacteria, and other harmful microorganisms. Unfortunately, the toxins present in today’s world are weakening the human immune system at an ever-increasing rate and there’s only so much we can do to control what we’re exposed to. On the flip side, certain tools and supplements can help support your immune system.
Next to water and air, food is the most necessary thing in our lives. But beyond it’s status as a necessity, food can be comforting, nourishing, and supportive. It can bring people together and even provide a sense of community. I say “can” because the quality of your food matters and is what makes it either a potent, health-supportive tool or the slowest form of poison… not just for your physical health but your mental health, too.
Vitamin D has taken the health industry and media by storm. A goldmine of pioneering studies around the turn of the 21st century on vitamin D have reported surprising findings regarding the “Sunshine Vitamin.” What’s empowering is the increase in public awareness regarding healthy sunshine exposure and its positive effects on bone health, the immune system, and disease prevention. 3 Benefits of Vitamin D3 There are numerous benefits to vitamin D, and it’s virtually impossible to list them all in one post. Here are perhaps the most important health benefits […]
Soy, one of America’s favorite health foods, may not be as benevolent as it is made out to be. One of the most successful maneuvers by the food and agricultural businesses in North America involved marketing soy as a natural, health-promoting food. Even today, soy continues to retain a popular following among many individuals in the natural health community. The stark reality, however, is that soy is more of a poison than a nutritious food, with fermented soy being the exception. As it turns out, nearly everything we’ve been told […]
Over the past few years, a renewed interest in natural parenting has spread like wildfire. Books, magazines, and websites have all been outlets for increasing awareness of natural childbirth, nutrition, and holistic parenting techniques. With all of this ongoing discussion, some interesting ideas are bound to spring forth once in a while. Perhaps one of the most unusual is making homemade yogurt from breast milk. It may sound bizarre at first, but really isn’t such an odd idea after all.
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