A healthy immune system fights off assaults to your body from a wide range of enemies, including everything from virus and bacteria to cancer. These articles will give you insight into how you can boost your immune system and help fight off illness.
7 ways to keep illness from spoiling your summer travel
It’s summertime and that can only mean one thing: travel! Regardless of whether you’re planning a low-key, local “staycation,” a road trip to a different part of the country, or a big international trip, travel can wreak havoc on your body. It can strain your immune system, mess with your sleep, and even cause you […]
Are you sprinkling this immunity-killer on your food?
I’m sure you’ve heard that diets high in sodium can increase your risk of high blood pressure, which in turn raises your risk of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular problems. But, new research indicates that sodium overload can hurt way more than just your ticker. It can also weaken your immune system! I’m sure […]
10 tips for better sleep in uncertain times
If you’re anything like me, these uncertain times are taking a toll on your peace of mind. I’ve been having trouble falling asleep. I’m waking up at weird hours—it takes forever to fall back asleep. Even when I do sleep, these days I still don’t wake up feeling rested. I don’t know about you, but […]
Nutraceutical Protection Against the Coronavirus
This article by Gene Bruno, MS, MHS was first published at Total Health Magazine Online on March 1, 2020. MIDDLE EAST RESPIRATORY SYNDROME CORONAVIRUS—OR JUST “CORONAVIRUS” AS IT HAS BEEN DUBBED IN THE MEDIA—IS AN EMERGING VIRAL PATHOGEN THAT CAUSES SEVERE MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY. ACCORDING TO THE CDC, “THERE IS CURRENTLY NO VACCINE TO PREVENT […]
What we know about the coronavirus
The best ways to prepare and protect yourself Dear Friends, At Newport Natural Health, we feel great responsibility for the role we play in the health and wellness of our readers—even more important to us during this difficult time when we’re all being more cautious about how we engage with the world. Like you, we […]
Curcumin is solid gold for your health—but are you getting your gold’s worth?
The article below was written for Newport Natural Health by Robert Iafelice, MS, RD, LDN. Learn more about Robert and our other experts here. There’s no shortage of herbal supplements on the market today. Mother Nature has provided us with an abundance of treasured herbs to better our health. But if you could only take […]
Beyond immunity: probiotics for better brain health
For decades, probiotics were mainly associated with gastrointestinal health. But as new benefits came to light, scientists conducted more in-depth research on these amazing beneficial “bugs.” And it’s quickly becoming evident just how widespread their benefits really are—far beyond the digestive tract. Up to 80 percent of your immune strength comes courtesy of the friendly […]
Drunk from antibiotics?
Antibiotics have been around for nearly a century and they are, without a doubt, incredibly important, lifesaving medications. They’re commonly prescribed to treat skin, bladder, ear, kidney, and oral infections; strep throat; bacterial pneumonia; and meningitis. Before the discovery of antibiotics, it wasn’t unusual for someone to die from minor illnesses like strep throat. Surgery […]
Drink to your gut health!
Wine lovers: Here’s another reason to rejoice! It turns out that having a little merlot or pinot noir once in a while may do your tummy good. It’s not as crazy as it sounds. Let me explain… It’s widely known that red wine has properties that protect your heart. This is courtesy of compounds called […]
Can these “healthy mouth bugs” keep your dentist happy?
When it comes to maintaining good oral and dental health, everyone knows the basics—brush twice a day, floss every night, and visit the dentist regularly for cleanings and checkups. But perhaps we need to add another important item to this list: Taking probiotics. It’s well known that having a diverse variety of beneficial bacteria (probiotics) […]