Immune Support

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Exceptional longevity tied to an exceptional immune system

Have you ever wondered why some people live to 100 with their health, while most of us are lucky to make it to 50 before developing multiple health conditions? While longevity research has focused on wine and chocolate, a new revelation says it starts with your immune system…

Carolyn Gretton

For infection prevention, hit the sheets

A lot of us don’t spend enough time in the bedroom. Then again, some of us could be spending a little too much time there. Why does it matter? Your time between the sheets has been linked to how well you can fight off infection.

Carolyn Gretton

Why skipping breakfast means getting sick more often

There are many proven reasons breakfast has earned the title of “most important meal of the day.” And the popular practice of fasting is proving yet another reason why: a chain reaction set off by inflammation that can make you sick easily and more often and set you up for heart problems…

Margaret Cantwell

Cordyceps: Superfood or Brain-hijacking fungus

Mushrooms are powerful botanicals. Some are more popular or well-known than others, but at the moment, almost everyone is hearing about one fungus in particular: Cordyceps. Here’s what you should know about cordyceps’ history with (hopefully not the last of) us…

Joyce Hollman

10 signs your immune system is sending an S.O.S.

The human body is amazing. But a lot of little things can go wrong. Some are annoying, like rashes, while others, like fatigue, can wreak havoc with our daily lives. Many of these mishaps are set off by a poorly functioning immune system. Here’s how to know if yours is in trouble…

Carolyn Gretton

The one oral rinse component that may curb COVID-19 variants

Previous research has shown oral rinses can help inactivate coronaviruses like the one that causes COVID-19. But that research was done on the original strain of SARS-CoV-2. Now that there are multiple variants around, can we keep this tool in our arsenal to affect viral load?