Recently published under Immune System

Zinc and Its Importance in the Body

Zinc is a transition metal that is also an essential mineral for both humans, animals, and plants. Its importance to the human body is well documented. It aids the immune system, promotes cell growth and division, sleep, mood, skin and eye health, insulin regulation, and even male sexual function. Its…

Part 3: Lifestyle and Immunity

In the last two parts of this series, we addressed how nutrition and specific supplements can help boost your immune system and keep you healthy throughout the cold and flu season. In the third and final part of this series, we wanted to look at lifestyle and immunity. A healthy…

Part 2: Supplements to Boost the Immune System

In the last part of this series of nutrition and immune system, we discussed changes you could make to your diet to help boost and strengthen your immune system.  This included eating sufficient protein and healthy fats, as well as limiting sugar, and including some foods high in immune-boosting vitamins…

Part 1: Nutrition to Boost Your Immune System

Are you tired of catching every cold and flu that you come in contact with? Do you dread the colder weather because you are afraid of getting sick? Are you obsessed with disinfecting everything to prevent illness? Although viruses and bacteria are the primary cause of many illnesses, your diet…