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immune system

The Human Microbiome
1 year ago

The Human Microbiome

The largest numbers of organisms are found in the small and large intestines but also throughout the body, brain, blood, and skin. The microbiome is labeled a supporting organ because …
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The Role of Nutrition in Immune Health 
1 year ago

The Role of Nutrition in Immune Health 

An “activated” immune system further increases the demand for energy during periods of infection, with greater basal energy expenditure during fever for example. Thus, optimal nutrition for the best immunological …
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Understanding Immune Defense
1 year ago

Understanding Immune Defense

Our environments have many threats including potentially damaging molecules therefore the immune system represents a survival interface managed by a complex and particular system of organs, tissues, cells, and signaling …
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Vitamin D Deficiency and Immune Response
1 year ago

Vitamin D Deficiency and Immune Response

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for human health. The following is a short summary of what it is, how much we need, how it works, and how its deficiency …
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Health Status and the Role of Nutrition on SARS-CoV-2 / Covid-19
1 year ago

Health Status and the Role of Nutrition on SARS-CoV-2 / Covid-19

The vast majority of cases in China — 87% — were in people ages 30 to 79, the China Center for Disease Control reported In February of 2020, based on data from …
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Probiotics 101
2 years ago

Probiotics 101

Keeping the resident population of bacteria and other microbes in our intestinal tract balanced and beneficial is essential for good health, especially during and after taking a course of antibiotics. …
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Disease, Nutrition, & Alkalinity
8 years ago

Disease, Nutrition, & Alkalinity

There are many factors that can affect the human body, ranging from simple colds to cancer. There are, however, two main types of diseases: infectious and non-infectious.

Infectious diseases are …
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5 Flu Fighting Foods Your Kids Will Love
9 years ago

5 Flu Fighting Foods Your Kids Will Love

Flu season is best navigated by a good dose of common sense and a good helping of nutritive foods to keep you and your family healthy. As a family holistic …
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