The Takoma Park Alternative Care Blog: Autoimmunity

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...

Eat Your Vegetables!

We don't eat enough vegetables. Only 25% of us eat the daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables. That means that 75% of us do not! The more vegetables you eat, the greater you reduce your risk for heart attack, stroke, cancer, and...

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Turmeric Milk: Another Natural Way to Manage Pain

Native to southern Asia, turmeric is a relative of the ginger plant. It has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine. Studies show that turmeric contains compounds that block the formation of amyloid proteins, the hallmark of Alzheimer's...

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Foods To Add And Avoid To Boost Your Immune System

A number of foods have been found to benefit the immune system. One group of foods is thought to reduce inflammation in the body, leading to less wear and tear on all your bodily systems, including your immune system: anti-inflammatory foods, which are thought to...

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How Probiotics Help Improve Your Immune System

By now, almost everyone has heard of probiotics, the active cultures in a range of dairy products such as yogurt, some cheeses and kefir, and in fermented foods such as miso, kimchi, and sauerkraut. Most of these are tasty additions to our diet that can also help...

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Myths And Facts About Boosting Your Immune System

There are a lot of theories on how to boost the immune system to ward off diseases, particularly in reference to cold and flu season, when people are most concerned with avoiding illness when everyone around them seems to be sick. But is there any truth in these...

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