Keep Calm & Boost Immunity 21: Inadequate Nutrition = Poor Immunity

"Public health officials are encouraged to include nutritional strategies in their recommendations to improve public health." Taken from: Optimal Nutritional Status for a Well-Functioning Immune System Is an Important Factor to Protect against Viral Infections You can read the abstract and full text here, but here's the gist of it for you: The role nutrition …

Keep Calm & Boost Immunity 13: Why Are Older People More At Risk?

Great blog post answering this vexing question from Biocare the other day. I've added it - and my comments as usual - to the COVID-19 Guidance document which you can always find here. Why are older people at more risk? An age-related decline in immune function is one of the most recognised consequences of ageing.[iii] This age-related change …

Coronavirus Purehealth Guidance Document: Last Updated 17.6.20

I am trying to keep on top of the research and articles flinging everywhere for us on the best ways to prevent and possibly treat/shorten/lower the severity of coronavirus. This is an evolving document and I am updating it daily, sometimes several times a day currently as new information emerges. Please remember that this is …

Keep Calm & Boost Immunity 9: Exercise & Lymphatic Flow

  Exercise is another great way to boost immunity, but you need the right amount – not too much! In effect, after exercise you get a rise in inflammation, but also a rise in antioxidants. The inflammation comes down pretty quickly but the antioxidant boost (to offset free radicals produced during the inflammatory response) continues …