How Optimism Can Boost Immunity

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The importance of the immune system cannot be overstated. It is the first line of defence against illness and disease, and if it isn’t functioning at its best, the body is open to various threats that can compromise the health of every other bodily system. Although the immune system tends to change throughout one’s life, especially during the natural aging process, it can stay healthy relatively easily if it’s being fed all the right things. Diet, exercise, and proper hygiene
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What Exactly Is Zinc & How Does It Boost Immune Function?

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The body needs a myriad of different nutrients and vitamins to function at its best. Every single nutrient has a specific job to do within the body, and without adequate levels, certain processes can start to wane, leaving others to have to work harder to keep things balanced. Vitamins, nutrients, minerals and trace elements all work symbiotically, and each has its own recommended daily value. When it comes to essential trace elements like zinc, the body requires different amounts depending
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3 Ways Detoxing Enhances Your Immune Function

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Modern living tends to open the body up to many health threats. Lack of exercise can increase chronic health issues; a poor ‘fast-paced’ diet can lead to nutritional deficiencies; and the build-up of toxins through the air you breathe and other sources can make it hard to keep overall health on track. A detox is a process many people go through to help cleanse and purify their bodies from the build-up of toxins. When the body begins to experience certain
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5 Autumnal Vegetables That Boost Immune Function

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When the seasons change, what you eat should change, too. Depending on where you live, different climates will yield different vegetables, and eating in-season is an important part of getting the most nutrients for your buck, so to speak. The closer you are to where your produce was grown, the more nutrient-dense it will be when it finally makes it to your table. With the onset of cold weather, immune function can suffer, particularly from things like exposure to the
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How Exercise Affects The Immune System (And 5 Fun Activities For Spring)

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The human body was made to be in motion, which is just one reason why today’s (often sedentary) lifestyles are attributed to the increase of chronic illnesses among the general population. The risks that go along with lack of movement include obesity, weakened muscles and lowered muscle mass, cardiovascular disease, and even early mortality. While it may be hard to get enough exercise on a daily basis, it’s more important than ever to get moving as much as possible to
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6 Ways Detoxing Can Benefit the Immune System

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Everyone knows you need a healthy immune system in order to avoid getting sick. However, you might not realise that there are steps you can take to cleanse your body of harmful toxins, resulting in a stronger immune system that’s ready to take on any germs it comes across. Does detoxing boost the immune system? Yes, it does – and here are some ways it can benefit you. What is a detox? You’ve probably heard about a lot of ways
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3 Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes To Help Protect You From Coronavirus

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The latest coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19, has been dominating the news cycles since it first surfaced in December, 2019. At the time of writing, COVID-19 has infected just over 110,000 people around the globe, with roughly 3800 people dying from the disease. However, the mortality rate of the illness is very low, and the majority of people who have contracted COVID-19 have experienced only mild to moderate symptoms and have made a full recovery. Nonetheless, if you’re feeling worried, read on
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Cutting Through The Hype: How To Prepare For The Coronavirus If You’re Chronically Ill

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Since January, the news has been hyper-focused on one thing: COVID-19. The viral infection is a new disease in the coronavirus family – a large group of diseases that differ from strain to strain. COVID-19 is also referred to as the novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV. The first documented instance of COVID-19 occurred in late December of 2019; the virus then spread rapidly across China. Since then, documented cases have been reported in many countries throughout the world. Doctors and researchers
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12 Delicious Winter Comfort Foods That Boost Immunity

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The weather outside may be turning frightful, but it’s the perfect time for enjoying delicious winter comfort foods that boost your immunity. We love to eat when the weather turns cold, and it’s easy to reach for pre-packaged dishes and sugary snacks. In order to keep your immune system in top shape through the cold months, it’s important to get the right kinds of nutrients. The following vitamins and minerals can help you stay healthy this winter: Vitamin A is
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6 Surprising Factors That Can Influence the Immune System

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One of the most important systems we have in our bodies is the immune system. By fighting off infection and working to keep us healthy, it’s a vital part of battling illness. People with chronic conditions such as Lyme disease have to take even better care of their immune systems to ensure that their immunity doesn’t become compromised. Even benign colds or a standard flu can wreak havoc on the health of a person living with a chronic illness. So,
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