The incidence of true food allergies mediated by immunoglobulins has increased significantly in the last 60 years from 1-2% to almost 10% worldwide. (1) Food allergies are different from food intolerances and food sensitivities which are mediated by other factors such as lack of digestive enzymes (lactase), histamine, or FODMAPs.
Common food allergies include tree nuts, peanuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, wheat, cow’s milk, and soy.
A healthy immune system fights off bacteria, viruses, and fungi from your environment and other routes of exposure. But to do all this effectively, it requires a daily supply of very specific nutrients.
Topics: Deficiency, Health Tips, Immune System, Nutrition, Products, Supplementation, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin K, Zinc
People are looking for immune-supportive nutrients now, more than ever.
Google searches for “vitamin D,” “vitamin C,” “vitamin A,” and “immunity” are at an all-time high. (1)
With the flood of misinformation on the internet, how do you know what you really need to support a healthy immune system?
Topics: Health, Immune System, Immunity, Nutrition, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin K, Zinc
For many, the start of the school year is a return to routine and normalcy. This year, however, many of us are being forced to redefine our definitions of “normal”.
Topics: Electrolytes, Health, Health Tips, Magnesium, Nutrition, Pulsing, Sleep, Stress, Supplementation, Tips & Tricks, Vitamin C
It’s that time of year, where viral infections peak and it’s much easier to come down with the sniffles or a fever. Still, it’s entirely possible to support your body’s ongoing good health without ever succumbing to illness.
Topics: Energy, Gut Health, Health, Health Tips, Methylation, Sleep, Supplementation, Tips & Tricks, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D