The immune systems of children undergo tremendous change and maturation in the first years of life and are extremely sensitive to both exogenous and endogenous signalling.
Flavonoids such as quercetin and essential nutrients including vitamin A are often overlooked when supporting children’s immune health.
Research indicates Vitamin D deficiency leaves athletes at higher risk of upper respiratory illness.
Pregnancy; it's one of those times in your life you do not want to get sick! Largely because 'normal' treatments are off-limits. So - what can women turn safely to?
A robust systematic review and meta-analysis has revealed regular vitamin D supplementation is strongly protective against acute respiratory infections (ARIs), including colds and flu.
Herbal substances such as echinacea, andrographis, astragalus, elecampane, olive leaf, elder and thyme are often used to support immunity. Just like the complexity of the immune system, the specific mechanisms of action of these herbs on immune activity is heterogeneous and complex.
Would you think of adding fish oil into your flu-season treatment or prevention plan? These findings may alter your perspective.
There's nothing worse than getting sick whilst pregnant. Our fertility expert, Stacey Roberts takes us through the safe approaches pregnant women can take if they're faced with acute illness.