Supporting a Healthy Immune System
||A healthy body depends on a
healthy immune system. Poor immune system function has been associated
with cancer, auto-immune diseases, and a host of other ailments.
Re-establish and support a healthy immune system and a variety of issues
will resolve themselves as the body exerts its healing powers. The miracle
is that the Creator has gifted the earth with remarkable healing
substances strengthen a healthy immune system. A healthy immune system
does not go overboard and attack body tissues, as in autoimmune disease.
Here are some things to consider to support a healthy immune system.
The foundation of a healthy immune system is a diet of high quality, whole, natural foods. Here are some links to Guidelines for Healthy Eating - see Meal Planning Helps. The immune system is a complex body system that requires the full complement of nutrients (vitamins, mineral, and other substances) to function properly. Thanks to the processing of many of our foods, which destroys or damages many nutrients, and the gradual deterioration of our food supplies, thanks to poor agricultural practices, many of us are short of essential nutrients - Vitamins A, D, E, and K, minerals, magnesium & iodine, and omega-3 essential fats come to mind - supplementing your diet with Superfoods and other dietary supplements is probably wise. Vitamin C is especially important when the immune system is stressed by illness.
Our environment is full of toxins, which interfere with a healthy immune system, so clearing the body of toxins is necessary. Detoxification resources.
The best foods in the world won't help if you digestive system is faulty. Digestive issues are endemic in our society. Here are guides to restoring digestive health.
Special Dietary Supplements that strengthen the immune system:
Talk with your doctor about these therapies. Here's where to look if you need a doctor who understands nutrition and alternate therapies.
Avemar or Ave http://www.avemarusa.com/
balances the immune
etc. Originally developed at a yeast-based food for horses, called Diamond
V XPC Green, the
story is interesting indeed. I read about Epicor in Dr. David
Willams' newsletter, Alternatives, Sept.
2007 (see also Selenium). It was big news. A friend even got hold of a big bag and
shared some and it was delicious sprinkled on food!
Fucoidan - derived
from brown algae seaweed
(Palladium Lipoic Acid Complex)
Other things of interest
Low Dose Naltrexone - lowdosenaltrexone.org
This Powerful Breakthrough Beat Cancer and Auto-Immune Diseases?
Dr. Cowen, a WAPF board member, also likes low
Phoenix Helix - http://www.phoenixhelix.com/ Reversing Autoimmune Disease Through the Paleo Diet and Lifestyle. Interview with Dr. Cowen related to low dose Naltrexone (with good written Show Notes)
See also here
National Vaccination Information Center www.nvic.org
Dr. Tenpenny's Vaccine Information Center www.DrTenpenny. com
The facts on squalene in vaccines - how injection of this natural substance in our bodies can screw up the immune system, by Dr. Mercola
Here's a bit about the function and benefits of squalene
"Complex Body System"???
If all this seems overwhelming here's a place to start:
Rubin suggests you start out with a big heavy plastic bag and toss out
all the processed foods in your kitchen. Then shop the fruit/veggie, meat,
diary sections of your grocery store. -
Shop organic as much as you can - or local and sustainably grown.
Take it one step at a time!
If you'd just like to take some pills and be done with
it, consider this:
Yeager's remarkable story of restoring his immune system