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Immune System Response Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Immune System Response.

The Causes of Allergies

While scientists don’t completely understand why allergies develop, they do believe that a combination of things create the immune system confusion, from genetic predisposition to environmental factors. There are two main categories of ris...  Read more

6 Steps to Strengthen Your Immune System

Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

8 Foods That Strengthen Your Immune System

Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away."  While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,...  Read more

Is It a Cold or Allergies?

You’re sneezing. Your nose is running. Your eyes are watering. And you’re feeling run down. Is it a cold, allergies, or something else? When you've got the sniffles, it’s important to be able to distinguish between the caus...  Read more

Starvation mode is a response to long term calorie

Starvation mode is a response to long term calorie restriction. Intermittent fasting is not going to trigger it unless you end up at something like sub 1200 cals per day average over time. Not saying I endorse this diet, but one day won't trigger it...  Read more

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some interesting responses there thanks guys! I think small changes are my best bet, but I have to keep the momentum going if I am to make the progress I want to make this year!...  Read more

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Angry responses to seemingly innocent posts
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I recently posted an article on Facebook promoting hobby board gaming and how it's different from mass market board games like Monopoly, The Game of Life, Trouble and the likes...I got an angry response from a friend at how I and others who play thes...  Read more

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You cannot change the BMR that the system calculated. It includes an additional factor to adjust for normal daily activities....  Read more

Alcat Worldwide

This is a great blood test that tells you how the food you eat interacts with your immune system. The "wrong" food, although it may be a "healthful" for most people, will induce inflammation. The immune system aims to damage the food, which it mist...  Read more

Prevent a Summer Cold by Easing Up on the A/C

Constantly feeling chilled narrows blood vessels in the nose, which prevents infection-fighting immune system cells from reaching your sinuses....  Read more

The FIRM Believers!

Are you a FIRM Believer? A group of people who workout using The FIRM or The TransFIRMer system and Express videos....  Read more

Is There Any Benefit to an Anti-Inflammation Diet?

The body's immune system is a marvelous thing. When an unwanted antigen invades the body, armies of white blood cells work hard to provide protection. The body produces antibodies to destroy whatever it perceives to be harmful. Typically, that means...  Read more

Laughter May Really Be the Best Medicine

Have you heard the one about the Indian yogi who teaches laughing yoga?At first glance, this "fake" laughing seems more weird than funny, but it's apparently no joke. More than a few serious scientists have been looking into the physical effects of l...  Read more