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Elderberry compounds could help minimize flu symptoms, study suggests

Elderberry’s use in folk medicine has been well-documented. In the Middle Ages, elderberry was considered a Holy Tree, capable of restoring good health, keeping good health, and as an aid to longevity.  Hippocrates referred to elderberry as “nature’s medicine chest.”   Elderberries have twice the Vitamin C of oranges and 3 times the antioxidants of blueberries. They’re […]

The action of chewing may boost immune system

The immune system serves to protect us. It performs a remarkable balancing act at barrier sites such as the skin, mouth and gut by fighting off harmful pathogens while tolerating the presence of normal friendly bacteria. Th17 cell is an important infection-fighting tool utilized by our immune system. For example, in stomach and skin, Th17 […]

Five Best Probiotic Foods For A Healthy Gut

Guest post by Beatrice Potter Probiotic foods are any foods that contain probiotics, which are ‘healthy’ bacteria. You may not have ever thought of bacteria being healthy before, since most people only think of pathogenic, ‘bad’ bacteria when they hear that word. However, having probiotics is vital to your body, since it needs a balance […]