Monthly Archives: July 2017

Immune Enhancers

Our immune system is the prime protector of more than just colds and flus, and is affected not only by poor choices of diet; also our environment, lifestyle and emotional load are reflected in the immune system and mirrored through a range of wellness or lack of conditions.

Today I am posting some tips for gut health and other general immune boosting nutrients. Remember what leaves us open to inflammation compromises our immune system and Stress is high on the list, which is mainly an outcome of a range of suppressed emotions….(earlier posts cover Emotional Competency) and without addressing these issues the nutrients are straining to do their job.

GUT IMMUNE ENHANCERS
Probiotics and Prebiotics including Yoghurt (coconut etc), Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Miso…along with Oats, Brown Rice, Potato (skins on) Bananas, Chick Peas, Nuts and seeds…

NUTRIENT IMMUNE ENHANCERS
Vitamin A
Apricots, Carrots, Pumpkin, Sweet Potato

Vitamin B5
Avocado, Beans, Corn, Mushrooms

Vitamin C
Citrus fruits, Kiwi Fruit, Paw Paw, Pear, Tomatoes

Vitamin D
Sunlight…(With Care,,,In Winter facing towards while not looking directly at for 10 minutes near midday is helpful, otherwise earlier or later in day)

Vitamin E
Almonds, Avocado, Sunflower Seeds

Magnesium
Almonds, Green Leafy Vegetables

Omega 3
Walnuts, Flaxseeds

Selenium
Brazil Nuts, Brown Rice, Oats, Mushrooms

Zinc
Pumpkin Seeds, Whole-grains

Quercetin
Apples, Berries, Onions, Tomatoes

Herbs and Spices
Garlic, Ginger, Rosemary Tumeric

***For INFECTION use MUSHROOMS more…they increase white blood cells, which are used by the body to fight infection (Shitake particularly)…