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Stopping a Cold Before it Starts

Stopping a Cold Before it Starts

An optimal diet is excellent for treating and preventing many conditions like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, arthritis, diverticulitis, and obesity. But will diet alone keep us from getting sick during cold and flu season? Probably not. While our eating habits do play an important role in strengthening our immune system, there are other lifestyle factors...

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Lack of Sleep Impairs Immune System

Lack of Sleep Impairs Immune System

The cold and flu season is upon us. Many of us take extra precautions this time of year guarding ourselves against spreading germs. Consuming a health-supporting diet rich in whole plant foods should be our first line of defense in preventing colds and flu. These foods contain an arsenal of protective compounds which boost our...

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