What is Immunity?Immunity or the immune system is a body's defense mechanism which protects the body from viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites and all the other micro-organisms that threaten the health, as well as toxins and tumors that body produces by itself.
Today, immune system is challenged more than ever. Unhealthy lifestyle becomes everyday occurrence in majority of the population. Human nutrition has never been worse. Besides that, stress is widespread and daily present. This causes the reduction in the human body resistance, so they become more vulnerable and weaker.
The main polluters that directly affect the loss of body's defensive abilities are tobacco, alcohol, all kinds of drugs, artificial food additives, sweeteners, flavors, coloring means and changing flavors and preservatives. Pesticide sprayed fruits and vegetables also greatly increase the level of toxin intake. Besides that, colored and too sweetened juices, all soft drinks, chronic stress, depression, physical inactivity, polluted environment, and lack of sleep fall into causes of decreasing immunity.
How to Improve Immune System?Immunity can be enhanced by balanced and proper diet, physical activity and diet enrichment by adding nutritional supplements to it. Diet should be based on a variety of different natural origin foods (vegetables, fruits, probiotics, integrated pasta, fish, flax, cold-pressed olive oil, grape seed and palm oils, the green and black tea, dark chocolate, bee products, nuts such as almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, pumpkin and sunflower seeds and water in large quantities) divided in more than three small meals a day.
Daily physical activity in duration of minimum 30 minutes will release body from toxins, increase the respiratory capacity, prevent atrophy of muscles, boost metabolism, burn excess calories - the main cause of obesity, which directly reduces the immune system.
Nutritional SupplementsSupplements have become one of the key factors in maintaining health and strengthening immunity, because we spend little time planning our diets.
Multivitamin and multimineral complexes are very important in improving immune response. Products such as TakeOne, Daily Formula, Spa Pack, Daily One Caps or OptiMen are an excellent choice for anyone.
In the family of vitamins, antioxidants should be particularly highlighted because they destroy free radicals and improve body's ability to release toxic substances. Also, vitamin C is an important ingredient for strengthening the immune system.
Extracts of medicinal herbs are known from ancient times because of their healing and immune strengthening power. They include Gingko Biloba, Echinacea, garlic and parsley.
Aloe vera and noni are very good for the general health of your organism and strengthening your immunity.
Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) play a huge role in protecting the cardiovascular system and regulating and offsetting bad (saturated) fat and cholesterol.
Co-enzyme Q10 is excellent for heart (especially for people older than 35 since secretion of it is reduced after this age), blood vessels and immune system. It is a constituent of every living cell and it was discovered 30 years ago, so understanding its importance continues to grow. Bacteria such as Acidophilus is useful for the digestive system. Probiotic is a vital ingredient for proper digestion. It also affects the reduction of blood pressure.