Popular Foods That Boost Your Immune System, Says Dietitian

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Everyone is bound to get sick here or there, but we’d all probably prefer to feel under the weather a bit less often (and use our precious PTO for something actually fun). A strong immune system is key for fighting off bacteria and viruses that make us ill, so giving your immune system a boost in any way we can is the best bet for better health. Fortunately, in the fight against invaders, your diet can play a role!

Although science still has a long way to go to determine the exact interplay between diet and the immune system—and no

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The #1 Best Exercise for Your Immune System, Says Science

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You already know that a consistent exercise regimen can do wonders for your physical health, wellness, and wellbeing. While most people are aware that exercising promotes a better mood, many may be surprised to learn that working out also boosts the immune system. Considered the human body’s natural defense system against bacteria, viruses, and toxins, a robust and properly functioning immune system is something we all need—especially as COVID-19 continues to spread.

Though the full scope of how and why exercise benefits the immune system so isn’t entirely clear, the National Institutes of Health explains that when we exercise, it

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5 expert-backed ways to bolster your immune system, as we approach cold and flu season

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Autumn can be a challenging time for our immune systems, with countless bugs doing the rounds and cooler temperatures meaning we’re indoors more, making it easier for germs to spread.

Busy schedules can also increase stress, which doesn’t help matters, and can quickly zap us of the energy we need to get through the day, without having to rely on a steady stream of pumpkin spice lattes.

“Every day, we each inhale more than 100 million different bacteria,” says Euan MacLennan, medical herbalist. “To stop the infectious invaders, we have about 30 million unique antibodies, each programmed to recognise a

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Five expert-backed ways to bolster your immune system during autumn

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Autumn can be a challenging time for our immune systems, with countless bugs doing the rounds and cooler temperatures meaning we’re indoors more, making it easier for germs to spread.

Busy schedules can also increase stress, which doesn’t help matters, and can quickly zap us of the energy we need to get through the day, without having to rely on a steady stream of pumpkin spice lattes.

“Every day, we each inhale more than 100 million different bacteria,” says Euan MacLennan, medical herbalist and herbal director at Pukka Herbs.

“To stop the infectious invaders, we have about 30 million unique

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5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System and Prevent Illness

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The immune system is a powerful component of the human body. The immune system recognizes when viruses, bacteria and other foreign invaders enter or compromise the body, and then takes action to prevent illnesses from taking over. The average person can help his or her immune system do its job more effectively by making the immune system as strong as it can be.

Harvard Medical School says that diet, exercise, age, and psychological stress may affect immune system response. Certain lifestyle choices can

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