Being low in Vit D severely weakens your immune system – your immune function – which makes you more susceptible to … nearly everything, including flu viruses, even cancer. The most vulnerable to Covid-19 are people who are not healthy – people obesity, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, heart disease.
Your best defense is … … a good offense – which is to be healthy in general, and support and strengthen your immune system in particular. FOCUS ON YOUR HEALTH instead of the overwhelming media coverage or fear of ‘getting sick’.
These macaroons always create a buzz because they are so rich, delicious and healthy. Skip the nuts and substitute coconut flour for almond flour if nut allergies are a concern.
Fermented foods like this wonderful sourkraut recipe, are chock full of health, including probiotic bacteria. Super simple to make and keeps well too!
Having a healthy breakfast, consisting of fat, protein and veggies, is a key healthy strategy (and staying clear of bread, cereal, muffins, etc.). This is a ‘forgiving’ recipe – play around with the ingredients to your liking (no meat, two types of cheese, use salmon (or smoked salmon) instead of bacon, etc.)
A great twist on a classic cold soup.
With our reflexive attraction and attention to the endless stream of available information/stimulus on our phones, tablets, and computers, digital addiction has not only become a dominant presence in our lives, but it’s causing real damage to our physical and mental health.
In the greater scheme of things, maybe it doesn’t matter what gets your attention because they all share some common ground: lifestyle behaviors are the predominant factors that determine whether you may or may not develop one of these destructive health conditions.
The strength, the health of our immune system should be our first line of defense (or is it offense?) for creating wellness and avoiding – not simply fighting – disease. This seems to be missing from the conversation and from the primary focus of various organizations such as the American Cancer Society.
Many people recognize that saturated fats are needed for energy, hormone production, cellular membranes and for organ padding. You may be surprised to learn that certain saturated fatty acids are also needed for important signaling and stabilization processes in the body.