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The Healing Power of Food: Conscious Eating
The Healing Power of Food: Conscious Eating
Learn how food can heal your body by strengthening your immune system in this email course with advance nutrition information.

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Home Remedies: Thyme for Cold/Flu Relief

The Healing Power of Food: Conscious Eating
The Healing Power of Food: Conscious Eating by Julianne Koritz, a registered, licensed dietitian. -- Learn how food can heal your body by strengthening your immune system and increasing your energy level -- create a plan for boosting your immune system. Lessons address common health complaints and offer up remedies for issues such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, memory loss, joint pain, depression, anger, and weigh loss. Make food your best friend to energize, nourish and heal your body! [Course Overview] [Enroll Now]


For immediate cold/flu relief, try this concoction to strengthen your immune system at onset of cold/flu symptoms.

Cold Flu Concoction with Thyme

1 ripe pear, cored and chopped

1 inch (or more) of fresh ginger, peeled and minced

1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme (use high quality non-irradiated green leave thyme)

1 1/2 cups unprocessed apple juice

Combine ingredients in a small pot with lid and simmer 5-8 minutes. Pour in bowl or cup and consume. Take three to four times per day as needed. Ideal prior to bedtime -- put on an extra layer of clothing and get under warm covers.

Pear is soothing to the throat and contains antiviral caffeic acid, which is an immune stimulant. Ginger possesses ten or more antiviral compounds. Thyme contains thymol, which is an antimicrobial agent containing more than a dozen antiseptic compounds.

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Preventive Medicine:  Immune Boosting Foods and Herbs:

"Let thy food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."
- Hippocrates

Apple
Black Currant
Fatty fish such as mackerel, sardines, and salmon (omega-3 fatty acids)
Garlic
Ginger
Green Tea
Onion (contains quercetin)
Pineappple
Sage
Hot chili peppers
Organic yogurt
Shiitake mushrooms
Spinach
Kale
Sweet Potatoes
Pumpkin
Carrots
Apricots
Peaches
Collard Greens
Oysters
Guava
Red Sweet Peppers
Cantaloupe
Pimientos
Almonss
Sunflower Seeds
Walnuts
Flax Seeds
A variety of vegetables and fruit
A variety of beans and grains
Echinacea


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