It's that chilly time of the year again where the days are shorter, colder and the sniffles are starting to settle in. You can see everybody on public transport start to edge away from the poor person who drops a cough in a swift way to avoid catching the latest bacteria or virus of 2018.
So, get ready to arm yourself with the latest foods that will help boost your immune system and keep your body and mind healthy during cold and flu season.
Probs not the ones growing at the local park, instead Reishi, Shitake, Maitake, Chaga and Enoke are all the craze for this year. You can add them to soups, casseroles, stir fries and salads, and they taste well....exotic!
Exotic mushrooms contain long chain polyscaccarides called beta glucans that can enhance your immune system function. One of my favourites is the Chaga mushroom.
The Chaga mushroom comes from the Birch tree and this mushroom has amazing immune and energising qualities. It's effect on the immune system works by...
Have you lead a busy lifestyle where you seem to be “on the go all the time?” Suddenly things seem to stress you out more than usual. Do you find yourself relying on lattes, wine, sugary or salty snacks? Then you are heading into adrenal fatigue town or “Burn out syndrome” Most people don’t know they are suffering with it until they hit a wall and are unable to complete daily tasks as they did yesterday or last week.
These are my top 5 hints to support your body from Adrenal Fatigue:
Rhodiola – A traditional Russian and Scandinavian herb that promotes vitality, stamina and helps support your body during stressful times. Can be taken to enhance memory, concentration and improve your immune system.
Adequate Sleep – So many of us live in a fast paced environment, that don’t have time to rest and recover from illnesses. Sleep is important for your immune system, your vitality, mood, and decision making.
Magnesium – A great magnesium supplement that can support energy production...