The Health Defence Episode Podcast

Yesterday I was fortunate enough to be invited to speak on the radio about all matters immune related by Omar Al Duri from Pulse95 Radio. We talked about breathing to help your nervous system, immune and digestive system, and established some links on how the various physiological systems are closely interlinked. We also talked about…

Why Meat is One of the Best Foods You Can Eat for Your Immune System.

Why Meat is One of the Best Foods You Can Eat for Your Immune System.⠀We’ve talked about the vitamins, we still haven’t covered minerals. These are just as important. In fact, it’s not an either/or situation, you want to be combining all of these nutrients for optimal absorption and function.⠀One of the best ways to…

Additional Notes on Vitamin C

Couldn’t fit everything I wanted to in yesterday, so here are some additional notes about how you can use vitamin C to help your immune system! Vitamin C is destroyed by heat.⠀When you’re cooking your vitamin C rich foods like broccoli, kale etc, it’s best to gently steam these for as short as possible in…

The Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms

Do you know that mushrooms are some of the most nutritious plant foods you could be incorporating in your weekly menu?⠀Rich in vitamin D, a wide spectrum of B’s, prebiotics, magnesium, potassium, antioxidants and a whole lot of magic.⠀And by magic, I mean adaptogenic properties.⠀Adaptogenic means they have a homeostatic modulating effect on the nervous…