• Fermented Vegetables: Boost your Immune System with this Probiotic Rich Recipe

    There has been quite a bit of information circulating recently about how the majority of the immune system is in the gut, so feeding the gut with good bacteria can help boost the immune system. The quantity and diversity of friendly bacteria can be increased a number of ways, one of which is by taking probiotic supplements. There is however an easier and cheaper way to get your fix, and you could well have all the ingredients already in your fridge and cupboards. You can whip up your own batch of fermented vegetables! Fermented vegetables undergo controlled microbial growth and fermentation. Fermentation is an anaerobic process in which yeast and…

  • As Coronavirus Figures Soar, can you Boost your Immune System Naturally?

    With coronavirus figures soaring, is there anything you can do to boost your immune system during these uncertain times? Yes there is! One of the most obvious places to start would be by increasing levels of vitamin C in the body. Our immune system relies heavily on vitamin C so including more vitamin C rich foods such as strawberries, blackcurrants, kiwis, oranges, lemons, broccoli, peppers and kale into your diet would be a great place to start. When the body is under stress, which can be emotional stress such as from fear of catching the virus, it releases a host of hormones to cope with it. Vitamin C has been shown to reduce stress…