How to Boost our Immune System

An efficient and balanced immune system is the key to maintaining good health. It protects us from diseases, allergies and slows down the aging process. Our immune system is like a team of organs working together mainly made up of the skin, bloodstream, digestive and lymphatic systems. The Lymphatic system is a network made up of lymph nodes and vessels, the spleen and thymus gland that produce lymphocytes which destroy and eliminate invaders.

Unhealthy lifestyles, poor health habits and toxic environmental conditions can compromise and weaken our immune system leaving us susceptible to infection. Immune system enemies are: poor nutrition-low vitamins A & C levels in the body, stressful lifestyles, lack of sleep, smoking, excess alcohol, caffeine, drugs, sugar, food additives, pesticides and pollutions. The signs of low or imbalanced immunity are those that Continue reading