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Bloating and poor digestion? Three causes of low pancreatic enzymes

If you experience bloating and poor digestion, you may need to take a look at whether you’re producing enough pancreatic enzymes. This is an important step in addressing digestive dysfunction in an organized “north-to-south” sequence. If any single step along the way is out of balance, the entire system will be less efficient and any…

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Support your immune resilience through your diet

Immune resilience is your body’s ability to deal with biological pathogens such as the viruses and bacteria we encounter in daily life. Our level of immune resilience determines whether or not these pathogens infect us and cause a significant and ongoing immune response. If you have an autoimmune condition, you may already be avoiding gluten,…

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Pete Evans interviews Datis Kharrazian

Dr. Datis Kharrazian discusses autoimmunity, immunity, viruses, inflammatory foods, paleo diet and general health issues with Dr. Kharrazian. They talk about his two books – Why Isn’t My Brain Working? and Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms When My lab Tests Are Normal? Click on the picture above to go to the podcast! For more…

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Immune resilience and immune tolerance are closely connected

When it comes to having better defenses against viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens, it’s important to understand the concepts of immune tolerance and immune resilience, and how they relate to each other. Immune tolerance Immune tolerance refers to the immune system’s ability to appropriately respond to the environment. Proper tolerance means it does not over…

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The impact of inflammation on immune resilience

When it comes to improving your immune resilience, you need to understand that your body has an anti-inflammatory system and a pro-inflammatory system. Both serve vital protective roles and, ideally, they operate in balance with one another. For instance, when you have an infection, such as from a virus, your pro-inflammatory system activates to kill…

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Autoimmunity and immune resilience to viruses such as coronavirus, or COVID-19

It’s important to understand the relationship between autoimmune disease and immune resilience during a time when many people are concerned about the coronavirus, or COVID-19. But first, what is autoimmune disease? Autoimmunity is a disorder in which the immune system erroneously attacks and destroys body tissue. It’s an extremely common yet largely overlooked immune disorder…

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