Immunity and food - stimulates your body - Products to activate the body's defenses

February 18, 2007

  • Immunity and food - stimulates your body
  • Products to enhance the body's defenses

The best foods for immunity

It is known that certain foods, such as apples, are the strongest source of nutrients, minerals and organic compounds necessary for strengthening the immune system and prevent diseases. Provide the body a sufficient amount of these substances - and you can forget the way to the hospital at a time when there is rampant flu epidemic.

These products help activate the body's defenses of the immune system and strengthen it, so that the body is better and faster to cope with the infection.

 Products to enhance the body's defenses | Immunity and food - stimulates your body


Garlic contains allicin and thiosulfates ahoin - three powerful compounds that help protect the body from infection and deal with it. The action of these substances is so strong that raw garlic juice performance is comparable to the Neosporin, which perfectly disinfect small wounds. As a topical antibacterial agent garlic performance even surpasses the known creams such as tinaktin other antifungal agents (for example, in the treatment of fungal diseases of the feet). There is evidence that the consumption of garlic in large numbers in the early stages of colds can reduce the time course of the disease and reduce its symptoms.

How to use:   add a little garlic Garlic health: almost a panacea  Garlic health: almost a panacea
   in spaghetti sauce or stew. Try to include garlic in the daily menu, every week, eat a few cloves of garlic, but do not overdo it - because garlic has a strong specific smell. It is important to remember that in the crushed garlic healthier state (and has a strong odor).

 Products to enhance the body's defenses | Immunity and food - stimulates your body


Carrots contain a huge amount of beta-carotene - a strong phytonutrients stimulate the production of immune system natural killer cells, which fight infection, and cytotoxic T-lymphocytes. These healthy cells "attack" at microbes, carriers of the disease and destroy them.

In addition, the carrot also contains falkarinol - supersoedinenie, which is considered to be very promising in the treatment of cancer Cancer Treatment - difficult, but necessary  Cancer Treatment - difficult, but necessary
 . So the next time you go to the store, do not forget to include in the list of mandatory purchases of carrots. Then you never have to wait your turn at the doctor's office - you have no reason to visit the clinic.

How to use:   to maximize the beneficial properties of carrots, it is necessary to eat raw. Cooked carrots (boiled or fried) is also useful for health, but disappears during heat treatment, beta-carotene and some of falkarinola. How many carrots should eat to feel tangible improvement in health? Well, replace cookies and fast food that you usually eat between meals, carrots. Try to eat a day not less than a glass of grated carrots.

 Products to enhance the body's defenses | Immunity and food - stimulates your body


Can eating live bacteria to be beneficial to health? Nevertheless, it is. Our body needs certain microorganisms, which ensure proper operation. Acidophilic lactobacilli - one example of beneficial microorganisms, in which the body needs. These bacteria stimulate the production of lactic acid Lactic acid - shows our health  Lactic acid - shows our health
 , Improves digestion and accelerates the decomposition of complex compounds into useful substances.

Without acidophilus lactic acid and some other "good" bacteria our bodies would be unable to absorb many of the nutrients that would inevitably lead to the disorder of the immune system. Additionally, acidophilus actively fighting with pathogens such as Salmonella bacteria Salmonella: unknown facts  Salmonella: unknown facts
   and shigella (dysentery pathogen). They help in the treatment of various types of dysentery, and even of certain viral infections.

Other useful bacteria - bifidobacteria dairy - strengthens the immune system and stimulate its response in the elderly. New Zealand scientists have found that in the blood of people regularly taking these bacteria, contains a large number of immune T-cells, helper cells (helper cells) and killer cells that fight bacteria in the body.

How to use:   yogurt with live bacterial cultures - a fantastic source of acidophilus and bifidobacteria milk. Try to eat yogurt every day, it is advisable to choose a low-calorie yogurt with a little sugar (fruit and vanilla yogurt are too high in calories). A standard serving of yogurt should not exceed one cup. When buying yogurt carefully read the information on the packaging to make sure that the product does contain live microorganisms, such as acidophilus.

 Products to enhance the body's defenses | Immunity and food - stimulates your body


Oysters are not only useful for the stimulation of libido and sexual function. These gelatinous mollusks - a rich source of zinc, one of the best-known stimulant of the immune system. Zinc promotes the growth of white blood cells and other antibodies, which makes them more aggressive and better prepared to counter the infection. Zinc is essential for cell function, and in addition, stimulates about 100 different enzymes responsible for the chemical reactions in the body.

Even if these arguments do not make you take by mouth slippery molluscs, you should know that zinc is also directly inhibits the growth of bacteria and viruses in the body, either by poisoning pathogens, or stimulating an immune response at the site of infection.

Even a small shortage of zinc can suppress the immune system. Strong zinc deficiency can lead to a complete malfunction of the immune system, so if you've never ever tasted oysters, the time to start.

How to use:   one serving of oysters (about six medium size oysters) contains about 76 milligrams of zinc. According to estimates of the doctors, the daily requirement for zinc is 15 - 25 grams, but if you feel the approach of colds safely lean on oysters. Consumption of only a few oysters a week can dramatically increase the level of zinc content. But be careful: Too high content of zinc can be toxic. An excess of this element slows the absorption of copper and iron, which can cause anemia. So before you go sharply on oysters, consult your doctor.

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Milk mushroom - not a pill, but still - Effect on the body

December 27, 2009

  • Milk mushroom - not a pill, but still
  • The effect on body

What is milk mushroom

Milk mushroom (or Tibetan milk mushroom, or Kefir Mushroom) is a mucous formation, which appeared on the basis of bonding of aquatic bacteria. By the same recreational facilities, which also came to us from the East, are kombucha and sea fig. Once via a beverage prepared on the basis of milk mushroom Tibetan monks treated many diseases, so it is also called Tibetan. Since then, many years have passed, the fashion for this drink that comes and goes, but its full composition and effects on the body have not been fully explored.

Externally milk mushroom looks like white clusters of beads with a diameter of several millimeters to several centimeters in the form of clusters. The beverage prepared from milk mushroom preserves its characteristics only for a day.

 The effect on the body | Milk mushroom - not a pill, but still

Ingredients Milk mushroom

The drink of milk mushroom include vitamins (A, C, B group), minerals (calcium, iron, iodine, zinc) that are necessary for the body to build their own enzymes, substances that are many times the speed all biochemical reactions in the body.

The beverage also has ready useful microorganisms and enzymes that help digest food, and heals the gastrointestinal tract. Especially useful this drink at dysbacteriosis, when the intestine instead of beneficial bacteria that help digest food and absorb some vitamins, develops pathogenic microflora that can cause inflammation in the intestinal wall. Dysbacteriosis, in turn, can provide the basis on which further are formed a number of diseases.

 The effect on the body | Milk mushroom - not a pill, but still

Exposure to milk mushroom on the human body

Since milk mushroom normalizes the intestine and reduces the effects of dysbiosis, it is better absorbed in the intestines of all necessary to maintain proper metabolic substances (vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats, carbohydrates), which contributes to the overall improvement of the body and strengthen the immune system Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system  Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system
 . This effect is certainly easier for any chronic diseases, including those which are based on allergic reactions Allergic reactions: how to understand why you tickle in the throat  Allergic reactions: how to understand why you tickle in the throat
   (for example, bronchial asthma or neurodermatitis).

In addition, milk mushroom has antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, wound healing and skin (removes smooth muscle spasm of the gastrointestinal tract that is always underlying inflammatory disease in this region have been penalized perfusion of these organs) effect.

The drink of milk mushroom helps to reduce body weight, since it received all accelerated metabolism and excretion of metabolic products from the body.

 The effect on the body | Milk mushroom - not a pill, but still

Preparation and use of the drink of milk mushroom

To prepare the drink of milk mushroom in a well-washed two-liter glass jar need to pour a liter of boiled and lightly ostuzhennoy milk (it should be warm), added to eight teaspoons of yeast, tie jar with gauze (cover not to close - should be the life of the access of oxygen) supply in a cool dark place. After a day resulting kefir strain through cheesecloth and drink. The remaining milk mushroom balls washed with running water and cooked on the basis of their new drink.

Kefir derived from milk mushroom, take a glass three times daily after meals. Preventive health course should be continued the first three weeks of the month, and then make a break until the end of the month, then repeat the course. Full course takes up to four months.

With obesity can be done fasting days with a drink of milk mushroom. At the same time during the day a person must drink kefir fractional amounts (5-6 times a day) and a half liters. You can drink less yogurt, eating and unsweetened fruit.

Kefir is made from milk mushroom, well revitalizes skin: he smoothes it and makes it more elastic. For oily skin of the face Oily facial skin - a problem both sexes  Oily facial skin - a problem both sexes
   and acne Acne: facial trouble  Acne: facial trouble
   acidic environment, which creates a yogurt on the surface of the skin, kills pathogens and promotes healing of acne.

Milk mushroom - a wonderful tool for the recovery of the intestine and for the prevention of many diseases

Galina Romanenko

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