Nutrition for Supporting Antiviral Immunity

It is normal to feel overwhelmed during a pandemic as alarming as COVID-19. However, there is no need to feel helpless. There are many steps you can take to support your immune system, and that of your loved ones, during this challenging time.Since many medical professionals have already adequately summed up these steps, I will not reiterate them here. However, what I will do is add on to the existing risk-reduction discussion by talking about how you can optimize your nutrition to support your immune system during this time.

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Eat More Plants! It’s in Your (Gut Microbiota’s) Genes!

The human gut is home to an abundance of microorganisms – a whopping 1014 microbes to be exact! Altogether, the human gut microbiota harbors 100 times more genomic material than the human genome, a situation so profound that it has been referred to as the “second genome.” Diet is one of the fundamental factors influencing gut microbial gene expression in the human gut. In fact, a recent study titled “Plant-Derived Exosomal MicroRNAs Shape the Gut Microbiota” indicates that the genomic material in plant foods interacts with the genome of the gut microbiota, shaping its composition and the health and function of the gut itself.

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Seasonal Eating and Metabolic Health

Emerging research suggests that eating seasonally has important effects on metabolic health, including blood sugar regulation and the body’s ability to burn fat for fuel. Read on to learn more!

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The Best Lyme Disease Diet Part 2: Support Your Immune System

In Part 1 of this series, I covered the critical role that nutrition plays in quelling Lyme disease-associated inflammation. In this post, I am going to cover the importance of nutrition for optimal immune function, an essential factor for anyone recovering from Lyme disease.

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The Best Lyme Disease Diet Part 1: Reduce Inflammation with Food

In my personal experience with Lyme disease and that of the clients I coach, I have learned that the foods we choose to consume can either greatly help or hinder our recovery process. Optimal nutrition plays several crucial roles in Lyme disease recovery: It reduces inflammation, supports a healthy immune response, enhances detoxification, and promotes gut health. In this blog series, I intend to cover in detail each of these nutritional components of Lyme disease recovery.

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Hydroxytyrosol: A Superior Antioxidant for Combatting Oxidative Stress

Hydroxytyrosol, an antioxidant found in the olive plant, has demonstrated an exceptional capacity for neutralizing free radicals and can be a powerful tool in the fight against oxidative stress and chronic disease. Read on to learn about the powerful health benefits of hydroxytyrosol and how you can incorporate it into your healthy lifestyle. 

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