Category Archives: Immunity

Hidden sugars in your (child’s) food

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published new guidelines yesterday in the journal Pediatrics, stating that children under the age of one should not be given fruit juice, unless advised by their doctor. The AAP cites increasing obesity rates and risk … Continue reading

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How to get rid of cold sores (and prevent them from returning)

Do you get cold sores? Want to get rid of them naturally- and prevent them from returning? Read on to get the lowdown on this unsightly but common viral infection. WHAT CAUSES COLD SORES? Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, … Continue reading

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Anti-aging solutions: prevent premature aging and slow the aging process, naturally

What if it is possible to turn back the internal clock? What if we do have some control on how quickly we age? Nobel Laureate and molecular biologist, Elizabeth Blackburn, claims that the key to slowing the aging process lies within … Continue reading

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Handful of nuts a day keeps the doctor away!

New research released this month found that eating a handful of nuts every day cuts the risk of a wide range of illnesses. Researchers at the Imperial College of London and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology concluded that … Continue reading

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Should I go gluten-free?

Gluten-free foods, gluten-free menu options… Gluten-free choices are everywhere nowadays, but does it mean you should go gluten-free? Consider the following: If you’ve got celiac disease, then going gluten-free is necessary. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune … Continue reading

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How to prevent unwanted side effects of antibiotics

Sometimes, pharmaceutical antibiotics are necessary to eradicate bacterial infections. While most side effects such as diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, etc. aren’t serious, some of the stronger antibiotics do come with a risk of more severe side effects. When taking pharmaceutical antibiotics, here … Continue reading

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Top back-to-school concerns (and solutions)

It’s back-to-school season again, and with it come a variety of issues that parents and kids face. Here are a few of the most common concerns that arise at the beginning of the school year: 1. PRESSURE TO SUCCEED: Kids … Continue reading

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Study: Daily vitamin D improves heart function

A recent study has found that daily vitamin D3 supplementation can improve heart function in people with chronic heart failure. In the study, researchers gave one group of patients 4000IU of daily vitamin D, and gave the other group a … Continue reading

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Healthy children, naturally

Did you know, a recent study showed that children given vitamin D daily were less likely to catch the flu (influenza A)? And that children taking probiotics were half as likely to develop eczema (atopic dermatitis) than those who didn’t? How … Continue reading

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Food allergy or food intolerance? What’s the difference?

Some people think the terms “food allergy” and “food intolerance” are interchangeable, or variations of the same thing. However, the biological processes behind them, how they affect you and hence forms of treatment are markedly different.What’s the difference between a food allergy … Continue reading

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