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How to Strengthen Your Immune System with Electrolytes

This page contains affiliate links and are asterisked as they appear.Strengthening your immune system requires proper hydration, among other things, and electrolytes are an important part of that process. Electrolytes allow for the transfer of messages throughout the networks of your body and support countless processes, including things like maintaining fluid balance and blood sugar levels, energy (ATP) production, DNA synthesis, muscle contraction, as well as hormonal and immune health.Electrolytes have been shown to impact the immune response in a number of different ways. For example, sodium is pro-inflammatory and promotes the release of cytokines, chemokines, and tumor necrosis factor (TNF), all elements of the immune system that help fight infection. In comparison, potassium helps to regulate the immune response,...

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Boost Your Body's Immunity with Dr. James DiNicolantonio

LISTEN ON: APPLE PODCASTS | SPOTIFY Renowned cardiovascular research scientist, Dr. James DiNicolantonio, explains how salt, saunas, and a protein-rich diet can protect your body against disease. Dr. James DiNicolantonio is a leading cardiovascular research scientist dedicated to fighting disease through streamlined lifestyle habits. His work on salt intake (check out “The Salt Fix”) was revolutionary in debunking the accepted belief that high-salt intake was bad for your health.  Today we deep dive into nutrient deficiencies and the practical ways you can amp up your immune system to combat illness, increase energy levels and improve cardiovascular function. You’ll get the lowdown on intermittent fasting, diet, exercise, boosting vitamin levels to fight viruses, and increasing body temperature through sun, sauna, & exercise. Show...

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Hydrating Tips For Cold & Flu Season

This page contains affiliate links and are asterisked as they appear. Cold and flu season is right around the corner and as a special twist this year, we have COVID making things more complicated. Unfortunately, there is no guaranteed way to avoid all illness but there are some things you can do to support your immune system.  No matter what time of year it is, there are some gold standard methods for protecting yourself against infection. Right now, it’s especially important to wear masks in public settings to protect yourself and others from spreading the coronavirus. Some other ways you can boost your immune system include regularly washing your hands and getting enough sleep. There are several nutrients you can...

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Keeping Your Immune System Healthy and Strong All Year Long

Every so often we all need a bit of an immune boost, but a strong and healthy immune system is something you can work towards all year long. There are some very simple habits you can practice every day to keep your immune system working well.  Your immune system is made up of cells throughout your body and works to protect you from viruses and bacteria, as well as from everyday dangers like too much sun or environmental pollutants. For the most part, if you take care of it, it will take care of you. Here are a few simple lifestyle habits that can keep your immune system in top shape, as well as ways to boost it when you...

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5 Ways To Boost Your Immunity

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) is officially a pandemic according to the World Health Organization (WHO), meaning it is causing infections worldwide. Even if no one you know is directly affected keep in mind that all of our neighbors are not as fortunate as we may be. If you have access to healthcare, clean water, fresh food, and a safe home, you are one of the fortunate members of society and it’ll be easier to protect yourself and your family, as well as those in your community who do not have access to these things. On Instagram today I shared a few things I’m doing to protect our family. In addition, here are a few other simple things you can consider to help...

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