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Is it COVID, Flu, or Allergies?

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With flu season approaching and seasonal allergies starting, it can be difficult to know what the differences of each of these issues are, and how to support the immune system throughout the fall and winter. In this week’s episode we’ll review some of the differences between these issues, and discuss if it could be COVID,…

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Supporting Immune System Health Naturally

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Many people have been wondering what they can do to help support their immune system and respiratory health. In addition to good handwashing habits, there are some things you can do to help support immune health naturally. Cutting out processed foods and replacing them with natural, nutrient-dense foods is a great place to start, and…

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What You Should Know About Vitamin D

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Vitamin D deficiencies are one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in the United States. One of the main reasons for this is that the average person spends most of their time indoors, and gets very little sunlight. If you naturally have a darker skin tone, it is even more difficult for the body to…

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How Much Vitamin D is Right for Me?

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Most people know that vitamin D deficiencies are very common, and many people supplement with vitamin D daily, but how do you know how much to take? The ability to absorb vitamins can vary widely from person to person, so it can be difficult to know how much to supplement with each day. In this…

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How Blood Sugar Affects Immunity

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Blood sugar problems are more common than ever, and are still rising. There are many things that can affect blood sugar, with diet having the biggest impact. Imbalanced blood sugar levels can contribute to things like decreased immune system function, decreased energy, impaired vision and vision loss, nerve damage, weight gain, etc. In this week’s…

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Probiotic’s Relationship to the Brain

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Probiotics have been growing in popularity over the last several years, with people touting benefits like helping with depresssion and other emotional disorders, increasing immune health, reducing symptoms of certain digestive conditions, and much more. Although people have different experiences with probiotics, there is a lot of research backing these claims, but the quality of…

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Immune System Must-Haves

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With all the news recently about the importance of washing your hands and staying away from sick people, you may be wondering what you can do to help bolster your immune system since you can’t always guarantee that you won’t be around someone who’s sick. Washing your hands often, not touching your face with unwashed…

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Supporting a Healthy Immune System

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Autoimmune diseases are being diagnosed more and more frequently, and the causes are still not exactly known. Genetics, environmental toxins, inflammation, hormonal imbalances, poor eating habits, and sedentary lifestyles are all believed to contribute to the development of certain autoimmune diseases and other serious health conditions. Many people are looking for ways to decrease their…

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Possible Symptoms of Autoimmune Disease

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Autoimmune diseases are on the rise and the cause is not completely known. Genetics, environmental toxins, inflammation, hormonal imbalances, and poor eating habits are all believed to contribute to the development of certain autoimmune diseases. Fortunately, there are many changes you can make to help promote a healthy immune system. In this week’s episode, we’ll…

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Nutrients for a Healthy Immune System

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As it starts to get colder outside, sicknesses start to become more common. This is not due to the decrease in temperature, but is likely due to the increased time spent indoors and close to people who may be sick. Couple that with the decrease in vitamin D levels from less sunshine, and you can…

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