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How to Be an Inhospitable Host: yes it’s a good thing!

How to Be an Inhospitable Host: yes it’s a good thing!

Host immunity.  What does that actually mean?  Is it a good thing or a bad thing?  We are going to be hearing a lot about it very soon.  When faced with a pandemic, epidemic, or even the annual flu working its way through your household or workplace, why is it that some people get sick and others don’t?  It’s a matter of host immunity. It’s not the bug that’s bad, after all, it’s just trying to survive. Depending on your lifestyle habits, your epi-genetics (how well you treat yourself), and...

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Strategies to Improve your Immune System and Avoid Serious Viral Infections

Strategies to Improve your Immune System and Avoid Serious Viral Infections

There are many ways to reduce the risk for common infections as well as strategies to shorten the duration and lessen the severity of any infection that does take hold.  Time honored lifestyle strategies that help keep the immune system robust and resilient are very important to maintaining health.  We only have one infection on our minds right now, COVID-19, but the same strategies apply. Did you know that between November and March most American adults get an average of between two...

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What are the Differences between Nutrition and Medicine?

What are the Differences between Nutrition and Medicine?

A paradigm is a set of beliefs by which one conducts his or her life. The Wholistic Paradigm has a set of beliefs as does the Medical (or allopathic) Paradigm. One of these paradigms believes the body has the ability to heal itself while the other believes that the body does not. One understands that human physiology requires certain nutrients, enzymes, bacteria, and lifestyle support while the other functions under the tenet that if it’s broken there's nothing you can do about it; after all...

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Electromagnetic Fields or EMFs:  What are they and do they affect us?

Electromagnetic Fields or EMFs: What are they and do they affect us?

In the 19th Century, Dr. Karl Roentgen discovered this amazing new technology known as X-ray radiation. We have used it to our advantage to be able to see into the body, the brain, and organs we never thought possible! We have made advances with tools such as CT scans, MRI and PET scans to further our ability to improve our diagnostic skills. Two types of radiation are ionizing and non-ionizing. X-rays fall into the ionizing category. Excess ionizing radiation can adversely affect the body,...

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