Just like that drunken friend who always overstays their welcome, even after you’ve washed and packed the dessert bowls away and actually put your slippers on in front of them, an upper respiratory infection can linger on and on, and just refuse to go away.
Food is one of the best, most natural healers out there. From helping to ease nausea to taking the edge off sore throats, what we eat should always form part of a healthy living plan. Which is what makes ‘How to Eat to Beat Disease’, a new book by William Li, M.D., so exciting. The book provides a science-backed approach to ‘food as medicine’, sharing the research behind over 200 health-enhancing foods.
Recent research has found that Vitamin D, Vitamin C, Zinc, and Echinacea play a vital role in preventing and treating the common cold by helping to maintain a healthy immune system.
Let’s face it; your children aren’t the only ones who go through back-to-school anguish. You, as the parent, also have to suffer through the stress that a new year brings.
As the summer holidays draw to a close, parents across the nation breathe a collective sigh of relief that they can get a rest from the exhausting rigmarole of 6:30am wakeups, kids’ parties and “Are we there yet?” road trips.
Thanks to its powerful flavonoids, polysaccharides, glycoproteins, and volatile oils, Echinacea, a member of the daisy family, has been used extensively by the wellness community for a multitude of different uses.
Echinacea has a long history as a traditional, immune-boosting remedy that stimulates white blood cell production and helps keep colds at bay.