Tag Archives: Immune

The Worst Ingredient for Your Immune System

What you eat plays a significant role in how well your immune system functions. As a result, you can actively support your body’s ability to ward off acute and chronic conditions with each food you put into your mouth. However, depending on your food choices, you can also hinder it. What’s the worst ingredient for… Read More »

How Your Microbiome Influences Your Immune System

Dr. Mercola Interviews the Experts This article is part of a weekly series in which Dr. Mercola interviews various experts on a variety of health issues. To see more expert interviews, click here. In this interview, Rodney Dietert, Professor Emeritus of immunotoxicology at Cornell University, reviews the interrelationship between your immune system and your gut… Read More »

Immune Support Without Vitamin C

Are you looking for immune support without vitamin C, or in addition to vitamin C? Start with these seven nutritional supplements from Garden of Life, Pure Encapsulations, Vital Nutrients, Enviromedica, Integrative Therapeutics, Nutri-Dyn, and Thorne Research. Elderberry Immune Gummy – Garden of Life Garden of Life, a recognized leader and innovator of whole food nutritional… Read More »

Drug that restricts overactive immune systems could help treat lupus

By Ruby Prosser Scully Interferon (pictured in bottles) is involved in regulating the body’s immune systemiStock/Getty Images A drug that stops the body’s overactive immune system could be key to treating lupus. This would be only the second new drug for the autoimmune condition in 60 years. Around 5 million people around the world are… Read More »

New Immune Cells Found in Mother’s Milk

It’s well-known that breastfed babies tend to be healthier than babies given a bottle filled with formula, especially in their first year of life, and the benefits are numerous. What’s more, the longer a baby is breastfed, the more far-reaching the health effects are throughout their lives. The developing field of stem cell biology is… Read More »