• Food as Medicine

    5 Foods For The Immune System

    Who likes being sick? You lose your appetite, feel weak and tired, and usually end up falling behind in school or work. No one wants to be sick which is why when flu and cold season comes around, you want to have a good immune system in order to be able to stay healthy. The immune system is our bodies defense mechanism against infection or disease. When a virus or bacteria enters the body, the immune system is ready to fight. There are two types of responses that our body has which is the innate immune response and the acquired immune response. We are all born with innate immunity which…

  • Food as Medicine

    The Health Benefits of Peppermint

    Peppermint or Mentha piperita, originally from Europe and the Middle East, is an herb that is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint. It comes in a variety of forms such as essential oils, extracts, capsules, and teas.

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