Immune System

top immune-boosting foods

Part 2: Top Immune-Boosting Foods

In Part 1: Top Immune-Boosting Foods, foods like larch, elderberry, garlic, yogurt, oregano oil, cruciferous vegetables, and pomegranate were discussed, including creating healthy eating and living habits in order to reduce stress and increase your h... »

top immune-boosting foods

Part 1: Top Immune-Boosting Foods

What are some of the top immune-boosting foods? According to several sources, including Dr. Oz, and The Truth About Your Immune System, a Special Health Report from Harvard Health Publications, some of the foods that can seriously boost your immune s... »

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Crimini – The Friendly Fungus that is a Medicinal Mushroom

Crimini mushrooms are a friendly fungus because they are not only common and easily found in grocery stores, but they are inexpensive, and are jam packed with a fiber called beta-glucan, which power boosts your immune system! Many people also do not ... »

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Feel Better by Discovering Hidden Food Allergies

There are a couple of different types of allergies… those that are extremely severe like anaphylaxis reactions (like getting a bee sting that causes swelling to the point of not being able to breathe), which can cause death, to moderate or low allerg... »

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What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Ouch! Knowing what causes mouth ulcers (mouth sores) is half the battle of defeating them. Outside of HPV (herpes virus), or genetic (the propensity to get them can be inherited) or gender factors (women being more prone), it is good to know that the... »

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Ugly Chaga Mushroom Clinker Fungus with Health Benefits – Paul Stamets

Mycologist Paul Stamets searches for medicinal mushrooms and conks all over the world, even right here in BC. One of them is the weird looking clinker fungus called the chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus). Technically it is a parasitic fungus that gro... »

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What are Probiotics Used For?

Probiotics are living bacteria and yeasts. These live in places like your gut and are considered “good bacteria” or “good microorganisms.” Why? Because probiotics used for health bring benefits to their host, especially the digestive system.  Althoug... »

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Liver Cancer Mushroom Supplement – Phellinus Linteus

The most common type of liver cancer is hepatoma, but a mushroom supplement using the medicinal mushroom Phellinus linteus may be coming to the rescue.  The study of mushrooms is called mycology. Mycological experts, like Paul Stamets, know about the... »

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Veterinarians Prescribe Anti-Cancer Mushroom Complex for Dogs-Cats-Horses

In the Vancouver, BC area there are some veterinarians who are able to prescribe an important medicinal mushroom complex to their patients, the dogs and cats that enter their doors for cancer therapy. In some cases, horses are also able to use the mu... »

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Flu Shots Are Unhealthy? An Alternative: Medicinal Mushrooms!

These days you seem to find two camps of people regarding whether flu shots are unhealthy or not… those who dependably get their flu shots every season and swear by them, and those who avoid them due to the debate on the health aspects of flu shots. ... »

Vancouver naturopath

Injection Therapy–Vancouver Naturopath Vitamin Treatment

Downtown Vancouver naturopath doctors have a substantial range of services to offer you, including a safe, speedy way of delivering vitamins. Dr. Carol Lin, ND, offers Intravenous Vitamin Injection therapy from her Vancouver practice. Intravenous Vit... »

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Tried Immortal Mushrooms? Vancouver Naturopath Asks…

There are many wonderful foods we can eat to improve our health and wellbeing, says downtown Vancouver naturopath Dr. Carol Lin, ND. Lemons fight colds. Garlic improves circulation. And the power mushrooms Reishi and Shiitake can even extend our live... »

vancouver naturopath

Vancouver Naturopath Asks, Have You Tried Immortal Mushrooms?

There are many wonderful foods we can eat to improve our health and wellbeing, says downtown Vancouver naturopath Dr. Carol Lin, ND. Lemons fight colds. Garlic improves circulation. And the power mushrooms Reishi and Shiitake can even extend our live... »

Vancouver naturopath

Vancouver Naturopath Helps You Become Gluten Free

Any downtown Vancouver naturopath, like Dr. Carol Lin, ND, strives to promote balance and wellness by ensuring your entire lifestyle functions harmoniously. Naturopaths know that many of us suffer from food allergies and sensitivities. They will iden... »

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Ginseng as a Naturopathic Herbal Remedy: Vancouver Naturopath

One of the most popular herbal medicines currently available, ginseng has been used as traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, energy and immune booster. Because of its varied uses, your Vancouver nat... »

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Vancouver Naturopath Says Food Allergies and Gastrointestinal Problems Are Connected

“Food allergies and gastrointestinal sensitivities can often be connected” states downtown Vancouver Naturopath Dr. Carol Lin. “Unlike anaphylactic reactions, symptoms from hidden food allergies can occur several hours, or even days after exposure, m... »