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MIGHTY MUSHROOMS

Mushrooms are a power-house for immune protection. Because fungi grow in challenging circumstances, they specialize in producing antibiotics and various antiviral compounds. Many of us already use [and eat] the more common types of mushrooms, but it’s the lesser-known varietals that really pack a huge immunity punch. But first, let’s find out what to look […]

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INVINCIBLE IMMUNITY

Autumn is my favorite time of the year perhaps because I grew up in Colorado surrounded by the splendor of changing leaves.  I revel in the season’s crisp winds, golden light and harvest foods because to me they provide a sense of renewal. In ancient Chinese medicine, fall is the season of metal. And just as metal […]

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Simply Nourished LIFESTYLE: autoimmunity 101

Autoimmunity is one of those intimidating words in the medical world. Am I right?  The tricky thing about autoimmunity is how stealthily the symptoms sneak up and seem to “suddenly” attack. At first blush this may feel very discouraging. I’m here to tell you [from personal experience-mind you] that autoimmunity can be spotted far before […]

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Registered Dietitian Ellie Freeman outlines the role tomatoes, parsnips and blueberries play in immune protection.

3 IMMUNE-BOOSTING FOODS

A change in season puts a stress on the immune system but there is no reason to fall prey to a cold, flu or any other immune system compromise when the colorful produce we have at our fingertips is BRIMMING with immune defense such as vitamin C, B vitamins and antioxidants. In this segment I […]

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Holistic Nutritionist Ellie Freeman describes how mushrooms help defend the body and stimulate immunity

MUSHROOMS = DEFENSE

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