Our history and environment – like where and with whom we live – are responsible for 60% to 80% of the differences between individual immune systems,
Regular consumption of shiitake mushrooms, prized in traditional Asian medicine for their health-giving properties, can help improve immune function, say US researchers
Zinc, an important mineral in human health, appears to affect how the immune system responds to stimulation and deficiency can lead to inflammatory conditions, scientists say
It’s not just a psychological effect, plants release important chemicals that, when we breathe them in, trigger key immune activity
When your immune system is working below par there are plenty of natural ways to give it a helping hand
A new book – Neal’s Yard Remedies Complete Wellness – gives head to toe advice on natural remedies to help you stay well. Check out these top tips for keeping coughs and colds at bay.
The potato has all the requirements to form part of a healthy balanced diet; so what has the humble spud done to fall so far out of food favour?
New analysis shows that women and men in their childbearing years, as well as young people in general, are not getting the key micronutrients they need to ensure health now and in the future.
Brush, floss, get regular check-ups – it could help lower your risk of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, according to new data.
Intriguing new research suggests that the body reacts to a steady diet of junk food in the same way that it reacts to an acute infection – with dramatic health consequences.
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