We are led to beleive that the Flu Vaccine is the only choice when it comes to prevention of Influenza, when in fact, there's mounting evidence Vitamin D is another reputable choice.
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.
Most of us have heard of vitamin D, but did you know that it needs other vitamins and minerals to do its job properly in the body? Read on to find out which ones, what they do, and how you can make sure you’re helping this important vitamin to work as best it can!
Autoimmune conditions are complex disease states, and autoimmune thyroid diseases represent the most prevalent form of autoimmune disease throughout the population. Belinda Reynolds delves deeper into the key immune alterations of these illnesses, and explains the role of specific nutrients in beneficially modifying innate and adaptive immune responses.
From 25-50% of women have at least one episode of UTIs in their lives, and of these, 27% have a relapse during the six months following the first infection, while approximately 3% have two relapses during the same period.
Higher percentages of body fat tend to yield a lowered Vitamin D status. However, evidence shows, Vitamin D is important in regulating metabolic markers associated with obesity and PCOS.
Autoimmune illnesses include 80 or more complex diseases characterised by self-reactive, pathogenic immune responses.
What are the most common immune challenges with young children? And what are the most common herbal and nutritional options to support immunity?