Immune System

Can We Really Trust Antimicrobial Soaps?

Posted by on February 26, 2013 at 12:25 pm

  Do Antimicrobial soaps and sanitizers do More Harm than Good? Does it seem that this time of year (and increasingly all year long) more and more people are reaching for hand sanitizer?  The importance of properly washing your hands is undisputed, but what are you washing them with? Scientists are increasingly concerned that a […]


Antibiotics Trigger Weight Gain: Reason #2 To Build Your Immune System

Posted by on October 23, 2012 at 10:50 am

  How about another reason to build your immune system and prevent disease from grabbing you? Antibiotics trigger weight gain This overlooked factor in gaining weight or not being able to lose weight has been identified by researchers. The human digestive tract is a lush ecosystem containing microorganisms that play a crucial role in digestion.  […]


3 Killer Resources For Building A “Killer” Immune System

Posted by on October 17, 2012 at 2:42 pm

  Over the last few weeks we’ve given a lot of attention to the changing of the seasons and how this affects our immune system and our overall health.  We’ve talked about how the immune system and allergies are connected and how we can get our system to work correctly and identify true threats.  We’ve […]


How to Take Charge of Your Allergies

Posted by on September 27, 2012 at 2:41 pm

  It’s that time of year again, and with all the talk about how it’s going to be a long and harsh allergy season, I wanted to offer some clarity (no, not claritin) and show you how you can take charge of your allergies and their symptoms.  I’ve been a Certified Nutrition Consultant for over […]


5 Vitamin C Secrets Every Parent Should Know

Posted by on March 21, 2012 at 12:26 pm

  5 Vitamin C secrets every parent should know.  Your body is capable of many things, but it can’t make or store vitamin C. Believe it or not, various types of citrus fruit – which everyone assumes are rich in vitamin C – actually supply only a small amount of vitamin C in a typical […]