Many things can contribute to strong–or weak–immune function. The main components, outside of genetics, that can make or break a healthy immune response are what I’ve called “The 5 S’s”: Sleep, Sustenance (healthy diet), Stress (management), Sport (exercise) and Supplementation (EpiCor). I could probably add an H to that list as well, for Hygiene. As [...]
I was out late last night. Saturday night. I got about 5 hours sleep before I got up today. Not enough. The best thing I could probably do today is take a 3-hour nap, and get 8 hours under my belt. There is a wealth of research out there showing that lack of sleep can [...]
Chalk up another one for immune balancing. A new functional nutrition beverage has hit the shelves, FRS Healthy Defense, and it features EpiCor among its ingredients. The interest in year-round, holistic immune health through balancing is a growing trend. Immune balancing means your immune system is “tuned” very well to respond strongly when needed, and [...]
When people talk about immune response and the benefits of the immune system, we tend to think in terms of cold and flu, protecting wounds and, maybe, allergies, although many people don’t realize allergies are just overaggressive immune responses.
But I think people need to realize your immune system, and how you take care of [...]