Category Archives: Boost Immunity

How to Boost your Energy Levels

Go from running on empty to energy aplenty in our one-week plan to boost your vitality! Here are our top seven-enriching food and vitamin tips. 1. Eat Iron-Rich foods Iron is necessary for the production of energy from glucose, which is the main fuel for both the brain and the body. Iron-rich foods include lean […]

How to Prevent the Flu Naturally

Most flu virus activity runs from October – May, with the peak times being from December – February. How can you tell? All the advertising from flu shot vaccine makers. It is everywhere. No matter what you do for flu prevention – avoid a flu shot! We wrote about our reasons why to avoid the […]

8 Foods to Boost Immunity

As polar vortexes, nor’easters and monsoons ensue across the country, people are more likely to stay indoors, which also means that germs can circulate more easily. Cue the sniffling, sore throats, coughs and congestion — classic signs of the common cold. If you’re feeling under the weather, food might be the last thing on your […]

HOW MUCH WATER DO YOU NEED TO DRINK

OVERVIEW You may have heard that you should aim to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. How much you should actually drink is more individualised than you might think. It is currently recommended that men should drink at least 104 ounces of water per day, which is 13 cups. They say women should […]

How To Tell If You’re Getting Enough Vitamins

Even healthy eaters may fall short of key vitamins and minerals. If you have any of these symptoms, you may be deficient in critical nutrients. BRITTLE NAILS Anemia isn’t the only sign of iron deficiency. Brittle nails (on fingers and toes) can signal you’re low in this mineral, found in dark leafy greens, legumes, and […]

9 Benefits of Drinking Soursop Juice

Have you ever tried soursop? If not, here are 10 reasons why you should! Soursop is a tropical fruit rich in vitamins (C, B1 and B2) and minerals (magnesium, potassium, copper and iron) that strengthen our body. It’s also notable for its high fiber content, which accelerates the digestive process. It’s not a common plant, but it’s […]