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Are Tattoos Harmful or Helpful to Your Health?

By Michael Dregni

Here’s what recent research says.

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What Are the Health Benefits of Quercetin?

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

Quercetin can help with allergies, brain health, heart health, and more. It can easily be incorporated into your healthy eating routine.

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What Are Signs of Chronic Inflammation?

By Mo Perry

Weight-loss resistance, brain fog, mood disorders, and rheumatoid arthritis are just a few. Read on to learn more.

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How Exercise Strengthens Your Immune System

By Michael Dregni

Continued research supports that exercise does reduce your likelihood of becoming sick. Here are three new findings.

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How Chronic Inflammation Affects Your Health

By Mo Perry

Our bodies need inflammation to fight off infection, but too much of it for too long can spur a wide range of illnesses. Learning to manage it effectively is key.

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PUMPING IRONY: Why Bother?

By Craig Cox

As the most recent — and virulent — of COVID variants spreads across the country, U.S. seniors have mostly ignored the available boosters. Is it time to increase our vigilance against a pandemic that refuses to retreat?

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5 Everyday Habits to Build Your Immunity

By Experience Life Staff

A Life Time nutritionist shares the five keys to boosting your immune health.

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Demi Church’s Success Story

By Demi Church

A woman struggling with three autoimmune diseases discovers the healing power of food and lifestyle changes.

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What Is Homeopathy?

By Mo Perry

Treating mild ailments with homeopathic medicine is becoming more mainstream in U.S. healthcare. Learn how it works, and how to make it part of your own healthcare toolkit.

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Why Omega-3s?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 9

Without sufficient intake of omega-3s, our health can suffer: We might experience more inflammation, our cell signaling may be inhibited, and our cognitive health can take a hit. In this mini episode, Paul Kriegler, RD, explains why omega-3s are so essential and offers advice on how we can support our bodies with optimal amounts of this fatty acid.

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The Health Benefits of Butyrate

By Helen Martineau

Butyrate is a short-chain fatty acid that plays a surprisingly big role in overall health.

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Everyday Habits for Building Immunity

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 1

The topic of immunity has gotten a lot of attention because of the pandemic, yet our immune systems always need support so we’re healthy and strong at the metabolic level and prepared to fight off germs, bacteria, and other potentially compromising invaders. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, shares the lifestyle habits within our control that can build our immunity, including primary factors to be aware of and what might provide us with the greatest resilience.

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Can the Common Cold Prime Our Immune System to Fight COVID?

By Mo Perry

Exposure to germs may help our B cells and T cells battle COVID later on.

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The Problem With Antimicrobial Cleaning Products

By Mo Perry

Surface transmission of COVID is rare. But, many of us are still using antimicrobial products to clean surfaces — and killing good bugs in the process.

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Why Some Germs Are Good for Immunity

By Mo Perry

Learn why a little exposure to germs and viruses is good for your health.

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Long-Haul-Covid Recovery and Vaccines

By Mo Perry

Some people with long-haul COVID have seen their symptoms abate after getting one of the mRNA vaccines. Here’s what might be at play.

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Why Autoimmune Diseases Are on the Rise — Especially After COVID

By Mo Perry

Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune conditions are on the rise, partly because of the prevalence of long COVID. Discover what can trigger autoimmunity and how a functional-medicine approach can help.

A sick woman in bed holds her head in her hands.

Is It COVID-19, the Flu, a Common Cold, or Seasonal Allergies?

By Michael Dregni

How to tell them apart during influenza season and the ongoing pandemic.

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Why Vitamin D?

With Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Season 4, Episode 11

Vitamin D is the most common micronutrient deficiency — but it’s also one that we can prevent with relative ease. In this mini episode, Anika Christ, RD, CPT, explains why vitamin D is critical to our health, including its role in immunity, and offers ways we can make sure our bodies get optimal levels.

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The Exercise and Movement Guide to Supporting Your Immune System

By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT

Learn how exercise and movement can help support your body’s immune system. Plus, get a four-week, immune-friendly strength workout plan.

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How to Make a Ginger-Lemon Wellness Shot

By Aviva Romm, MD

Mix up this anti-inflammatory wellness drink to give your immune system a boost.

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