Tag Archives: immune support

glutathione

Glutathione is a bioactive amine and quite possibly one of the most important nutrients due to its dual role in supporting both liver and immune health. It is a tripeptide amino acid absorbed directly from food or synthesized in the … Continue reading

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green smoothie recipe!

This recipe packs in a punch for your liver health and brain function and is a great wake-up juice for the morning. So get blending and in the process, give your liver a loving hug! Omega 3 fatty acids in … Continue reading

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cordyceps

Part used Mushroom Use Can be eaten Tea: 1/2 tsp of powder to 10oz water decoct 15 mins, steep 1 hour Benefits Treats deficient kidney energy caused by excessive exertion or chronic disease – thus aids with fluid metabolism, sexual … Continue reading

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zinc

Functions Skin – skin oil gland function Critical for healthy male sex hormone and prostate function Critical for immune system function Protein synthesis and cell growth leading to wound healing Hormone synthesis (adrenal hormones) and hormone activity and receptor site … Continue reading

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ashwagandha

Part used Root Use 1/2 tsp dried root in 8oz water decoct 10 mins and steep 1/2 hour; effects take a week of daily use to become effective Benefits Calming adaptogen Rejuvenating, balancing, strengthening to nervous system, relieves fatigue, nervous … Continue reading

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chicken

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B3, B5, B6, B12 SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin B1 NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES High protein and nutrient content Chicken soup shown to boost immune function, especially good for colds … Continue reading

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coconut

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Iron, Phosporous, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, Molybdenum, Selenium SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Magnesium, Zinc NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Oil contains medium chain fatty acids Easily absorbed ¬†and are preferential energy source for body Increase metabolic rate and decrease body … Continue reading

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selenium

Functions Reduces risk of heart disease, cancer, allergies and inflammation Supports DNA repair Component of anti-oxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase and works with Vit E in preventing free-radical damage to cell membranes Metabolic support – needed by liver for conversion of … Continue reading

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rhodiola

Part used Root Use 2 tsp and decoct in 10 oz water for 15 mins, steep 45 mins Benefits Nervous system tonic and anti-depressant Cooling adaptogen and is unlikely to cause over-stimulation Enhances alertness, reduces fatigue, improves memory and relieves … Continue reading

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siberian ginseng – eleuthero

Part used Root and stem Use 2 tsp dried root in 16oz water decoct 30 mins, steep 1 hour Benefits Mild adaptogen – unlikely to cause overstimulation Relieves angina, lowers blood lipids, relaxes arteries and treats stress induced hypertension Strengthens … Continue reading

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