Discover various resources on how to build up the immune system, our first line of defense to stay healthy.

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Take Cordyceps to Enhance Immunity
Cordyceps, a fungus that grows on caterpillars high in the Himalayas, has been shown to boost the immune system by detecting and killing virus-infected cells, tumor cells and abnormal cells. Read More »


Ginger, black pepper and holy basil showed significant prebiotic activity compared to the well- known prebiotic fructooligosaccharide (FOS). Read More »


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Chocolate with at last 70 percent cacao can reduce stress and inflammation and boost infection-fighting cells and creativity. Read More »



Nutrition is key in building up a strong immune system. How to foster healthy gut bacteria plus immune-boosting recipes for Creamy Turmeric Cauliflower Soup and Lentil Stew. Read More »


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The many health benefits of practicing yoga, including protecting against loss of mobility, cardiovascular disease and depression, lowering elevated blood pressure and much more. Read More »


Medicinal Mushrooms Beyond Buttons and Portabellas

Reishi, lion’s mane, cordyceps and other types of mushrooms have powerful compounds that protect cognition, boost immunity and lower stress – and that’s just for starters. Read More »


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Ayurveda works to rebalance health in coordination with mind-body energy. An Ayurvedic diet can address imbalances and optimize health and well-being. Start with these simple recipes. Read More »


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Hiking combines the heart-healthy and anti-aging benefits of walking with the calming and mood-elevating benefits of nature. Read More »


Supercharge Your Immune System Natural Ways to Stay Healthy

Immune system disorders are skyrocketing, but we can boost our daily protection by eating carefully and using supplements to restore a whole system balance. Read More »


Natural Immune Boosters for Kids How to Power Up Their Defenses

As kids head into the school year, choosing the right food and encouraging them to exercise and address stress can help raise their immunity. Read More  »


Superpower Kids Immune Systems Natural Health Experts Share How

The right diet, exercise, and supplements can keep kids healthy during the onslaught of cold weather. Read More »


Keeping kids well during the winter can be a challenge, so Natural Awakenings has compiled several leading health experts’ best tips and at-home remedies. Read More »