The headline for this post is to0 long and encompassing for its own good. But I’ve read some pearls of wisdom lately and reflected on other similar life stratogems that all combine to make a lot of sense and paint a compelling picture on leading a healthy, satisfying life. And I’m also linking “satisfying” and [...]
Lately I’ve been providing samples of the immune-balancing supplement EpiCor to several friends, especially those with seasonal health
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issues who have a difficult time finding relief. After I give them the goods, I think to myself, “You should have told them that the place where EpiCor is made is [...]
A couple of articles this week put forth some interesting research on immune cell “management” and a new take on probiotics.
Researchers at St. Jude’s children’s hospital have identified a molecule in the body that “functions like a factory supervisor” to make sure the right balance of T-cells are available to fight infection. They [...]
Many people think of colds, flu and similar health conditions when they think of the immune system. The basic thought process is, the immune system attacks viruses and bacteria when they enter the body, help the body to fend off sickness or heal after an illness. But immune health means so much more than that.
I’m watching the championship match of the Women’s World Cup. I cannot respect these soccer athletes enough. They are hard-nosed, gritty, tough and they can run 20 miles during the match and still have gas in the tank when the match is finished. In other words, they are highly conditioned. I’d rate soccer players with [...]
A New Zealand newspaper has a very good story on how the immune system works when it’s in balance. Think of a game of tug of war; two sides of the immune spectrum (the aggressive vs. suppressive/passive) in constant tension, at the ready to win the day if called on. Sometimes the aggressives win. Sometimes [...]
It was scorcher last week in Iowa. Temp was at 95, going to 99 by 5 p.m. on Friday Heat index–temp combined with humidity–topped out at 107. If this isn’t miserable, I don’t know what is. My family and I were supposed to go to the outdoor Des Moines Symphony holiday pops concert on the [...]