Why Your Immune System Needs Zinc

November 22, 2019 Rick Kaselj

Getting a cold? Here, take some zinc. It’s advice you’re likely to hear from family, friends and even your doctor during cold and flu season. You may also see advertisements for cold-remedy products like Cold-EEZE […]

8 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System

July 16, 2019 Rick Kaselj

The immune system is a fascinating and complex network that defends the body. Mosby’s Dictionary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine describes the immune system as “The group of organs, cells and chemicals that protect the […]

Our Top 17 Antioxidant Powders

February 26, 2019 Rick Kaselj

We’ve been told for years now that we need more antioxidants to be healthy. That’s one of the main reasons why scientists recommend we get more fruits and vegetables in our diet. In response to […]

How to Avoid These 5 Germ Hot Spots

January 8, 2019 Rick Kaselj

Last year’s flu season (2017-2018) was one of the most severe in the last decade, with high rates occurring all across the country. The flu killed about 80,000 people and hospitalized more than any seasonal […]

9 Side Effects of Antibiotics

December 5, 2018 Rick Kaselj

There’s no disputing that antibiotics are lifesaving medications that have both increased the life expectancy of the world’s population and given many a better quality of life. On the whole, antibiotics have done much more […]

The Truth About Probiotics and Prebiotics

September 4, 2018 Rick Kaselj

Probiotics and Prebiotics What’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics? While you may already be somewhat familiar with probiotics, the concept of prebiotics could be entirely new. There are vast differences between probiotics and prebiotics. […]

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