Nourish America (here’s a past post on this group) has teamed up with Centrum and its Centrum Ultra Women’s and Men’s multivitamin to provide an opportunity to build Nourish America’s nutrition outreach programs to underserved populations in the U.S. If you log on to Centrum Ultra’s “My Ultra Goals” web site and submit a health [...]
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I was in the shower this morning when a dreaded feeling started coming over me. A small itch in my nose, growing to a bigger itch. And finally 3 or 4 rapid-fire sneezes. And my eyes starting to itch as well.
The frontiers of human health–including immune system research–continue to widen and deepen and generally blow up a lot of so-called orthodoxy about how the body works–especially at the cellular level.
An announcement from Stanford University late last week about a student project competition demonstrated how cell biology and genetic research continue to change conventional approaches [...]
And this is a big one: Ensure, a leading mass consumer nutrition brand. It has launched a new version of its nutritional beverage, and called this new extension Ensure Immune Balance. The ingredient combo that makes for immune balance? Vitamin C, E and selenium.
According to Elaine Moore, medical technologist and medical author, “In the body selenium [...]
As fall and winter draw nearer, we continue to see a lot of concern and uncertainty being aired far and wide about the possible coming storm of potentially more virulent H1N1.
Naturally, one thing on people’s minds: Shaking hands. And how to protect yourself if you do have to shake someone’s hand. One solution: adopt [...]
We recently received a comment to the post on the coming fall/winter season and how preventive methods such as chiropractic could have an impact on immune health. The commenter touted the benefits of echinacea and zinc in helping prevent colds and flu. I was skeptical to a degree. I’ve taken megadoses of zinc when I [...]