5 Applications for an Immune System Deep Dive Test

Testing the immune system in depth is a completely different story to a simple blood count. You can have a perfectly normal blood count, that looks like this:   While your in depth test could show reds and imbalances on the same day:   This is because the immune system is much more wonderful and…

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Know your Gut Health

Your gastro-intestinal tract, which starts with your mouth, continues over a distance of around 9 metres, of coiled highly functional tubes up to your anus.  On the one end you eat and taste your food and on the other end let out clever quiet farts (and sometime embarrassing loud ones) and eliminate whatever food and…

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Your genes and your immune system

Your DNA is like an instruction book. It contains the instructions for you to develop, function and grow. The instructions are made up of a varying sequence of four letters.  The four letters represent four amino acids – amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. The instruction sequence with the four letters reminds me…

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Exercise and Resilience

As my alarm clock went off this at 5:30 morning, I immediately had to do some top notch positive self-talk to get over my bad-morning-moment and get motivated for my 6:00 swim training with a friend. Add to that, that today is Friday, and it has been a taxing week. By now I am ready…

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7 Supportive Supplements in Corona Prevention and Care

Here are some ideas of excellent supplements that could be helpful and protective, both as part of an infection-prevention-strategy and complimentary support if you do have a Corona-virus or any other respiratory virus infection The doses and supplements mentioned are for adults.  Many of them can also be used for children, but not all and…

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Meal timing and intermittent fasting

meal timing and intermittent fasting

We often talk about what we should and shouldn’t eat.  But in addition to the effects of what we eat on our health, when we eat has a major influence too. A team of researchers from Germany set out to find out more about the impact of meal timing on ageing and metabolic health. As…

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7 ways to boost your mood

1.  Day-night-rhythm Your day-night rhythm and light exposure is closely linked to your mood. Try to live in sync with natural day-night rhythms by reducing bright and blue-white light (including screens) use at night and getting some natural daylight or good blue-white light in the morning. (If you struggle a lot with seasonal affected disorder…

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Exercise and the Immune System

Exercise makes you strong, beautiful and agile.  How wonderful to add that it strengthens your immune system and boosts your resistance to disease. A team of researchers from Brazil, published a powerful article in the journal Clinical and Experimental Medicine on the immune system, respiratory viral infection and exercise.  They remind us that acute viral…

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