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January 2021

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Whether you are an experienced keto dieter or are considering trying keto for the first time, it’s important to ensure you are getting the nutrition you need for optimal health. Certain supplements will ease your transition and help you avoid nutritional deficits on your keto journey. Although it would be great if we could get all of our nutrition from food, this approach can cause more problems than it solves, especially when the body is under stress due to aging, athletic training, fat loss, or the dietary restriction required by

Your body does a good job fighting off illness when it is not under stress. Not so much when your adrenal glands are pumping out cortisol 24/7.   We can all agree that the coronavirus era is one of the more stressful times of our generation. When you compound everyday stress, financial worries, and the unknown of a worldwide pandemic, the increase in cortisol can stifle the protective action of immune cells.   High cortisol has other negative health effects: It increases appetite for unhealthy junk food and impairs sleep, making you

Exercise has a protective effect on health and is key for a long life. New research shows it can improve immune function and reduce the risk of severe complications from illness, including the flu and coronavirus. This is important because surveys show that citizens in developed countries have become more sedentary and less fit since the start of lockdowns (1). While it may be challenging to maintain fitness if your gym is closed, there are plenty of ways to train so that you protect yourself from illness. This article will

The time of the coronavirus presents many unknowns. One action you can take to protect yourself is to eat as healthily as possible. If you do catch COVID-19 or the flu, your immune system will be responsible for fighting it. Nutrition is one way to support optimal immune function (1). The ideal nutrition plan to support immune function should accomplish three goals: 1. Balance blood glucose Hyperglycemia is known to impair white blood immune cells, making individuals with high blood sugar more susceptible to infections. We see this playing out with