With winter in full swing, the colder weather inevitably applies persistent pressure on everyone’s immune systems. This often results in more runny noses, unexpected fevers, and a sluggish immune response. However, this is also the time of year when a well-stocked pantry can double as your medicine chest. If you are trying to keep a winter cold at bay, the cure may be in the kitchen. Whether you are craving chicken soup, miso soup, or a hearty pot of stew, immune-boosting foods can be your medicine!
- December 23rd 2022 , by Jenny PerezViews No Comments
- December 2nd 2022 , by Jenny PerezViews No Comments
Key supplements for immune support include nature-sourced vitamin D (not synthetic), liquid-based zinc, and plant-sourced vitamin C. However, a landmark study has now uncovered another immune-boosting agent – and it may already be in your pantry!
- October 31st 2022 , by Jenny PerezViews No Comments
If you are suffering from allergies, some common symptoms you might experience include itching on your face (especially your eyes), sniffles, and congestion. More severe symptoms of allergies can involve fatigue, headaches, facial discomfort, a sore throat, a partial loss of smell, and the sensation that your ears are “plugged up” or congested.
- October 23rd 2022 , by Jenny PerezViews No Comments
Garlic contains compounds with potent beneficial properties that can boost the immune system, help maintain blood pressure already within a normal range, and support healthy cholesterol levels. Garlic also has potent antioxidant properties and promotes detoxification processes in the body. This spicy herb is grown around the world and is commonly used for conditions relating to the cardiovascular system.
- October 5th 2022 , by Jenny PerezViews No Comments
Oregano, or Origanum vulgare, is cultivated worldwide and is highly regarded for its anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antioxidant properties. This flowering plant belongs to the mint family and grows in temperate Western and Southwestern Eurasia and in the Mediterranean region. A staple of Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, this herb is well-known for its immune-boosting qualities.
- February 23rd 2022 , by QNL StaffViews No Comments
Fermentation is an old culinary art that has been used by many cultures for thousands of years. The process of fermentation enhances the digestibility of certain nutrients, making them more bioavailable and optimizing digestion and absorption of plant nutrients. Releasing the full nutritional potency of plant compounds can help support elegant health, but did you know that fermented supplements might have an added bonus for the health of your immune system?
- October 22nd 2021 , by QNL StaffViews No Comments
Why is the all-star antioxidant, N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) all over social media right now? Your body uses NAC to build antioxidants that protect and repair cells from oxidative damage. This antioxidant comes from the amino acid L-cysteine, which is a building block of natural proteins in the body.
- October 7th 2021 , by QNL StaffViews No Comments
In order to achieve optimal health, your body must be able to fight off viral invaders, disease, and illness. Keeping your immune system functioning in tip-top shape is vital to experience your best health and wellness.
- September 22nd 2021 , by QNL StaffViews No Comments
Does it seem like you keep hearing a lot about quercetin on social media or sources lately? That’s because it really does work. Although it’s not a new nutrient, many people are finding that is a bonafide help to the immune system and even more. Before we do a deep dive on that . . .
- August 19th 2021 , by QNL StaffViews No Comments
Do you think your body is continually under attack by germs, toxins, and other immune-compromising invaders? Research says yes. You are exposed to many immune insults in your environment, which can create stress and anxiety that can keep your immune system on high alert, demanding extra attention and depleting your immune system. How can you use natural agents to support your immunity response?