Maintain a Strong Immune System
Immune health depends on eating right, getting enough sleep, exercising, and avoiding environmental toxins and stress.
It’s nearly impossible to avoid environmental toxins because plastics, automobile emissions, and the overuse of insecticides and pesticides—just to name a few—are so prevalent in our society.
However, there are some habits and lifestyle choices that you make daily that directly contribute to your low immune system. These include:
- Poor diet and nutrition
- Sugar intake
- Alcohol consumption
- Loss of sleep
- Insufficient exercise
- Being overweight
Daily nutritional supplementation is your best bet for making sure your nutritional needs are met, as well as supporting your immune health
As he traveled to places like Africa, New Zealand, and the Andes Mountains 60 years ago, researcher Weston Price, D.D.S. observed a high level of immunity among native cultures.
FACT: these indigenous cultures were virtually free of tuberculosis, cancer, dental disease, and arthritis.
Dr. Price also noticed that the two things these peoples had in common were a diet of whole, unprocessed foods and an active lifestyle. Scientific research has since confirmed Price’s observations.
In our culture of bad-for-you fast, processed and preserved food, daily nutritional supplementation is your best bet for making sure your nutritional needs are met, as well as supporting your immune health.
During cold and flu season, it’s important to take even more aggressive measures. And the medical community's vaccines do not work!
Western medicine promotes vaccines, which contain dead or weakened bacteria, viruses and other materials such as inactive toxins, to stimulate the production of antibodies to fight against a specific pathogen.
But as we well know, these vaccines can upset the immune system’s balance and produce side effects—which can sometimes be uncomfortable and dangerous.
Fortunately, there are a number of safe herbs that enhance overall immunity by stimulating or strengthening the body’s own defense mechanisms, without adding stress to your system.
But before we tell you about them, you must understand …
The truth behind vaccines
Vaccines are big business. Sales are increasing and it seems the sky is the limit as to how high sales will go.
Global revenues from the sale of vaccines, which was once primarily a commodity market, reached nearly $10 billion in 2008, up from $5.4 billion in 2001.
Recently, the U.S. government agreed to stockpile $100 million worth of a still-experimental vaccine against the deadly avian flu virus. But are flu vaccines safe? … And do they work?
Not if 63,000 people a year are still dying, despite these vaccines. And not when the vaccines themselves create illness and disease in those who take them.
Consider some of the toxins that are typically used in vaccines:
- Thimerosal (a mercury disinfectant/preservative) has been implicated as a possible cause of the rising epidemic of autism in American children. Although it has been eliminated from most vaccinations in the US, it is still included in the flu shot. And according to the World Health Organization, it is still widely used in developing countries. Let’s be clear: It’s in the flu shot given to your children!
- Ethylene glycol (antifreeze!) … Yes, the stuff in your car!
- Phenol, also known as carbolic acid (this is used as a disinfectant, and/or dye).
- Formaldehyde (a known carcinogenic) … Yes, the stuff that preserves dead bodies!
- Aluminum (associated with seizures and found carcinogenic in laboratory mice). It is used as an additive to promote antibody response.
Vaccines are also grown and strained through animal or human tissues like monkey kidney tissue, chicken embryo, embryonic guinea pig cells, calf serum, and human diploid cells (the dissected organs of aborted human fetuses as in the case of rubella, hepatitis A, and chickenpox vaccines).
Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends 21 shots before age 2, the first (for hepatitis B) coming within hours of birth.
Boyd Haley, a professor of chemistry at the University of Kentucky, contends that if a child in the 1990s got all of the shots, he or she would be exposed to mercury levels of more than 100 times those deemed safe by the EPA.
Let me repeat this: Our children have been exposed to levels of mercury over 100 times that deemed safe by the Environmental Protection Agency!
That’s not the half of it. What’s worse is that …
The flu is drug resistant!
According to an on-line report in the British medical journal, The Lancet, (Sept. 22) worldwide resistance to drugs used to treat influenza has increased to 12% since the mid-1990s.
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