There are many things that keep our immune systems working hard, ranging from bacteria to viruses to a variety of toxins. Mold is one of these toxins that can be potent and insidious. Some molds are benign, while others are highly toxic and can cause massive health problems. Helping your immune system recover from mold toxicity can be a long and challenging process, but now there is another immune regulator that can help – it’s called Transfer Factor Enviro.
We know that sugar can be as addictive as any drug, and that it’s pretty much devoid of nutrients. But did you know how bad sugar is for your immune system? Anyone wanting to keep their body in tip-top shape and optimize their health should be aware of the 4 ways that sugar suppresses immune function. Armed with this knowledge, it might just be easier to say no to the next candy bar that looks your way.
This is the time of year when many of us have lots of things going on – family visiting, travel plans, parties, school holidays – and at the same time, it’s winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, which tends to lend itself more to health issues anyway. I thought I’d share five immune boosters to get you through the holidays – these are my favorites and the ones I use myself. I try to take them consistently through this more busy seasons and periods of lots of travel; at other times of year I might just pull them out if I feel a sniffle coming on, but right now it’s such a busy time that the last thing I want is to be sick and not feeling good to enjoy it.
Well it’s that time of year again – the kids are going back to school, summer is coming to an end, vacations are now a collection of photos and good memories. For some this is a fun and exciting time, for others, filled with angst and dread. I’m still trying to figure out where the last year went – it seems like just yesterday we started Valentina in preschool, and now she’s moving up to the next class, with new teachers and a new classroom. I’m counting on sending her back to school with essential oils to help us with the transition. [Read more…]
Traveling to visit family and friends can be one of the most fun parts of the holiday season, but why is it so hard to take plane trip and not get a cold or flu? Germs circulate so easily through the air conditioning systems on planes, and all it takes is one person to bring their germs on board for everyone to be at risk. Those germs have a captive audience! There are things that can be done to reduce the chances of coming down with a bug, so here are a few simple ideas:-