Archive | Immune Disorders

Beautiful Nourishing Bone Broth – a kitchen staple

A beautiful broth is one of our kitchen essentials for both nutritional and taste purposes.  Bone broths provide an incredible source of nutrition.  Exceptionally high in minerals and collagen, bone broth is an amazing healing food for the gut lining, skin, joints and connective tissue in general.  It’s a great source of easily absorbable protein […]

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Keeping Clean in a Toxic World

It’s not a question of whether you are toxic. It’s a question of how toxic are you? The planet is toxic. The Journal of the American Medical Association, The New England Journal of Medicine and many other top-tier medical journals are showing us that the concentration of toxins in our bodies are correlated with chronic disease… […]

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What are Recurrent Infections

There are a number of factors contributing to weakened immunity resulting in recurrent infections. Common factors include: a refined diet high in sugar antibiotics, contraceptive pills and other medications, environmental toxins via air, water, household and body products, building materials and so on. elevated exposure to electrical radiation air travel emotional stress metabolic malfunctions affecting […]

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What is Eczema?

Eczema is an inflammatory disease of the skin, also called dermatitis. Eczema ranges from mild to severe. Atopic (allergic) dermatitis is its most common form. Abnormal functioning of the immune system leads to allergies and sensitivities to foods, airborne substances and chemicals and so results in inflammation of the skin. Eczema also has many other […]

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What is Asthma?

Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the lungs. Symptoms of asthma include: wheezing breathlessness chest tightness night time and morning coughing Asthma can range from mild to severe and life threatening. Asthma is triggered by antibodies (immune complexes that are produced in response to an allergy) causing inflammation that then affects the respiratory tract. Eczema […]

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What are Sensitivities and Allergies?

Allergic reactions occur when the immune system perceives a safe substance to be harmful and produces antibodies to that substance. When antibodies are produced, inflammation occurs throughout the body causing different illnesses in different people. The most common are eczema, asthma, hay fever, chronic sinusitis, headaches and food sensitivities. Food sensitivities cause further gut inflammation. […]

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