.

Better Defense for Seasonal Changes

Don't let seasonal changes get you down....

It's that time of year to think about maintaining your first line of defense: your immune system.

Changes in the weather and other aggressive environmental factors can weaken your immune system, along with stress, unhealthy diets, and lack of exercise. Help bolster your immune system with healthier lifestyle choices, and by replenishing nutrients essential to healthy immune function. Take a proactive stance. These approaches help you build a healthy "core" defense on a daily basis (and provide support when you need it most): High potency vitamin C to enhance the body's natural defense system. Bioavailable vitamin D for long-term immune support. Health-enhancing mushrooms (shiitake, reishi, fu-ling, cordyceps, maitake) offer a time-tested approach to a healthy defense system. Essential zinc to keep your mucosal membrane strong and boost production of white blood cells and natural killer cells. Oleanolic acid shown in preliminary studies to enhance total white blood count for a stronger immune defense. Selenium for antioxidant protection and healthy white blood cell activity. Probiotics (Bifidobacterium lactis Bi-07, Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM®) help promote balanced digestive microflora to support immune function.

When the storm hits. Even those who are well prepared can still experience some effects that leave them feeling run down. The following natural approaches are often recommended for an immune system under stress: Andrographis, an Ayurvedic herb traditionally used to support upper respiratory and immune health. Traditional Chinese herbs for lung support, including mulberry, apricot, gardenia, and pear extracts. Traditional Chinese herbs for seasonal immune support, such as forsythia, licorice, platycodon, schizonepeta, and ginger extracts. Traditional Chinese herbs for nasal and sinus support, including astragalus, angelica, xanthium, and cinnamon extracts.

Please visit us at Innovative Nutrition, 206 Rt. 25A, East Setauket, NY

(Next door to Mario's Restaurant) or online at: 

 www.vibranthealthcompany.net 

This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Patch Media Corporation. Everyone is welcome to submit a post to Patch. If you'd like to post a blog, go here to get started.

Eric Robert Santiago October 23, 2012 at 01:29 PM
Ted, Speak to the dozens and dozens of my customers who get immediate relief from seasonal allergies without having to use allopathic medicine, with its negative side-effects, i.e., drowsiness. Keep watching, and sneezing, it's your perogative. ERS
Carmen Santiago October 31, 2012 at 04:23 AM
Ted I started having allergies at the age of 40. I started taking Pantothemic Acid daily and crossed my fingers it would work when Spring came. Spring came and I did not get the allergic reactions I had been getting. Since then I take my pantothenic every day and I have never had allergic reations to anything. I am now 85 years old and I can testify they work.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »