Tag: immune system

PANDAS : My Son’s Healing Journey – Part II

| April 4, 2016 | 10 Comments
PANDAS : My Son’s Healing Journey – Part II

PANDAS : My Son’s Healing Journey – Part II In my last article, I shared with you a very personal story regarding my son’s health. He was diagnosed with PANDAS, which is a temporary problem caused by inflammation in the basal ganglia of the brain.  This inflammation is triggered by an infection, such as Group […]

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Yummy Gummies to Boost the Immune System ~ Recipe

| November 9, 2015 | 11 Comments
Yummy Gummies to Boost the Immune System ~ Recipe

    The flu season is in full effect!  Since this condition is highly contagious, prevention is key.  Including Elderberries daily is an effective way to help boost the immune system in order to keep the flu bug out of your family household.  If symptoms arise, have the whole family double the dose of Elderberry […]

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5 Reasons Why You Need More Honey in Your Life!

| July 29, 2015 | 17 Comments
5 Reasons Why You Need More Honey in Your Life!

    Honey is used everywhere in everything : in our cooking and baking, in skincare products, in-house cleaning items and even in medicine. You know it has to be good for you, but do you know why? What does increasing your consumption or your use of honey can do for you and why is […]

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3 Reasons to Supplement with Vitamin D this Winter

3 Reasons to Supplement with Vitamin D this Winter

Winter is approaching which means it is time to start thinking about supplementing with Vitamin D.  Of course, getting all your vitamins and minerals through food is ideal, however vitamin D is the exception and I recommend everyone should supplement with it for the following reasons: 1. Vitamin D is not available in food in […]

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Is my child zinc deficient?

Is my child zinc deficient?

Zinc is an essential mineral for the growth and development of children.  It plays a critical role in strengthening the immune system, supporting healthy skin, hair, nail growth and is necessary for optimal nervous system function. Symptoms of zinc deficiency include: Lowered immunity: Frequent colds and flus and the inability to recover fully after an […]

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