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Immune System Resources

Discover various resources on how to build up the immune system, our first line of defense to stay healthy.

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Take Cordyceps to Enhance Immunity

Cordyceps, a fungus that grows on caterpillars high in the Himalayas, has been shown to boost the immune system by detecting and killing virus-infected cells, tumor cells and abnormal cells. Read More » 

 

Herbs Make Worthy Prebiotics: Potential to Improve Gut Health

Ginger, black pepper and holy basil showed significant prebiotic activity compared to the well- known prebiotic fructooligosaccharide (FOS). Read More » 

 

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Dark Chocolate Proven Healthier than Ever: Improves Stress Levels, Inflammation, Mood and More

Chocolate with at last 70 percent cacao can reduce stress and inflammation and boost infection-fighting cells and creativity. Read More » 

 

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Gut Check: Feeding the Immune System

Nutrition is key in building up a strong immune system. How to foster healthy gut bacteria plus immune-boosting recipes for Creamy Turmeric Cauliflower Soup and Lentil Stew. Read More » 

 

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The Power of Yoga: Tapping Into the Life Force

The many health benefits of practicing yoga, including protecting against loss of mobility, cardiovascular disease and depression, lowering elevated blood pressure and much more. Read More » 

 

Medicinal Mushrooms Beyond Buttons and Portabellas

Medicinal Mushrooms: Beyond Buttons and Portabellas

Reishi, lion’s mane, cordyceps and other types of mushrooms have powerful compounds that protect cognition, boost immunity and lower stress – and that’s just for starters. Read More » 

 

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Ayurvedic Cooking: Ancient System Restores Balance

Ayurveda works to rebalance health in coordination with mind-body energy. An Ayurvedic diet can address imbalances and optimize health and well-being. Start with these simple recipes. Read More » 

 

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Into the Woods: Hiking for Health and Happiness

Hiking combines the heart-healthy and anti-aging benefits of walking with the calming and mood-elevating benefits of nature. Read More » 

 

Supercharge Your Immune System Natural Ways to Stay Healthy

Supercharge Your Immune System: Natural Ways to Stay Healthy

Immune system disorders are skyrocketing, but we can boost our daily protection by eating carefully and using supplements to restore a whole system balance. Read More » 

 

Natural Immune Boosters for Kids How to Power Up Their Defenses

Natural Immune Boosters for Kids: How to Power Up Their Defenses

As kids head into the school year, choosing the right food and encouraging them to exercise and address stress can help raise their immunity. Read More » 

 

Superpower Kids Immune Systems Natural Health Experts Share How

Superpower Kids’ Immune Systems: Natural Health Experts Share How

The right diet, exercise, and supplements can keep kids healthy during the onslaught of cold weather. Read More » 

 

Staying Healthy Naturally: Top Cold and Flu Fighters for Children

Keeping kids well during the winter can be a challenge, so Natural Awakenings has compiled several leading health experts’ best tips and at-home remedies. Read More » 

 

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