Immune System Support

A healthy immune system means fewer illnesses and a happier, healthier life. Our articles and tips will help.

Adult stem cells are widely misunderstood; they are different from embryonic stem cells, found naturally in your body, and have fascinating regenerative properties. Read our infographic introduction to the wild world of adult stem cells

Loss of stem cells as we get older plays a vital role in the aging process. Consequently, it makes sense that the scientific community and beyond would turn to stem cells in the pursuit of the ‘fountain of youth’. In this article we will discuss what stem cells are, emerging research on stem cells, and how we may be ab…

Pneumonia feels terrible: intense coughing, fever and often chills, difficulty breathing and coughing up of phlegm. Pneumonia can develop from many causes but each type involves inflammation of the lungs which leads to fluid accumulation. In this article I’ll highlight not just the types of pneumonia, but also who tend…

Most people have experienced an infection, such as a sore throat or a urinary tract infection, but what is sepsis? It refers to a worsening infection, such that your body is showing strong signs that it is having a hard time handling the infection. In this article I will describe what sepsis is and the proper care of w…

The benefits of a healthy mouth go way beyond just an attractive smile – although that’s a definite benefit that can positively impact your self-esteem and confidence. The truth is, your mouth is a clear window into the overall health of your body at large. Not only does it show signs of nutritional deficiencies and in…

The liver is our 2nd largest organ (next to the skin) and definitely the most complex. Its duties are plentiful and involve converting food into energy and nutrients, manufacturing enzymes, cholesterol, and bile, regulating blood sugar, filtering harmful substances from the blood, and breaking down hormones and toxins…

Do you realize how important your adrenal glands are? First of all, you have two adrenal glands and they are located on top of your kidneys. They make over 40 different hormones that are crucial for regulating many systems and functions in your body: your energy, metabolism, immune, digestive and reproductive systems,…

The thyroid is fundamental for the health and function of every single cell in your body. Your cells use thyroid hormones to generate energy for its everyday processes – for example, brain cells use thyroid hormones to allow you to think clearly, have mental energy and to feel balanced in your mood. Approximately 1 in…

Cold and flu season begins in the fall and ends in early spring. Scientists suspect that we are more prone to contracting the cold and flu in the fall and winter months than in the summer and spring due to a seasonal decline in sun exposure, leading to a reduction vitamin D and potentially a vitamin D deficiency. We al…

Your immune system works daily to keep you healthy. Use these facts and tips to better support your immune system naturally! Click image to open full sized .pdf