Findings reported in an article published online on March 25, 2010 in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives suggest that increased vitamin D from sunlight exposure could have a protective effect against rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic autoimmune disease with unknown causes.
April 25, 2010
February 21, 2010
Analyses of data collected on 60,524 adults showed that people who drank two or more sugar-sweetened soft drinks a week were at greater risk of developing pancreatic cancer compared with individuals who did not.
January 6, 2010
I have been diagnosed with Systemic Lupus and survived. I feel very, very strongly that part of my recovery was related to the fact that God, without my knowing it, removed chemicals like chlorine from my home and my life. Then, after I read “The Maker’s Diet” by Jordan Rubin, I continued the process of [...]
December 27, 2009
An article published in the November 2009 issue of Cancer Prevention Research suggests a protective effect from green tea against the progression of oral lesions that are at high risk of developing into cancer.
December 10, 2009
The potential for mushrooms to fight influenza is being examined following United States research suggesting the body’s natural immune response against viral infections and tumours is boosted through the consumption of white button mushrooms. Eating more mushrooms may be a simple, natural way to boost the immune system to prevent colds and flu this winter. Although most varieties of mushrooms have immune stimulating properties, maitake, shiitake, and reishi are three of the best.
December 6, 2009
Blueberries are known to boost the effectiveness of vitamin C a major strengthener of the immune system. With the help of blueberries your immune system will be able to reduce inflammation production and increase protective immune function. Free radicals from cellular stress create havoc on the immune system. Blueberries can help manage the stress on the immune system by being a free radical scavenger; leaving the immune system geared up to do it’s work of protecting you from the formation and growth of cancer cells.
November 29, 2009
Elderberries have been a folk remedy for centuries in North America, Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa, hence the medicinal benefits of elderberries are being investigated and rediscovered. Elderberry is used for its antioxidant activity, to lower cholesterol, to improve vision, to boost the immune system, to improve heart health and for coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections and tonsilitis.
November 26, 2009
Conventional medical advice ranges from wearing face masks to taking the anti-viral drug called tamiflu (which can have many serious side effects.) It is interesting to note that not once in all the media broadcasts have we heard any mention of building natural immunity. Fortunately, we do not have to sit back and listen to the news about swine flu feeling helpless and anxious. We can be proactive by simply nourishing ourselves and our families.
November 22, 2009
There are many natural remedies that will raise your immunity to the Swine Flu and other viral and bacterial diseases. Many people do not have immunity to the current strain of Swine Flu. This is not unusual because most viruses alter as the virus season goes along. Most people will not become sick because the issue is not the virus but SUSCEPTIBILITY.
November 14, 2009
Dr. Cannell receives crucial emails from two physicians who have evidence vitamin D is protective against H1N1 Swine Flu. Read the emails