Eat to Boost Immunity: Tip # 5

Here is the final nutrition strategy that will help boost your immune health.  Along with the previous four: Consume a diet that is adequate in overall calories, balanced among carbohydrate, protein and fat and rich in nutrient-dense foods. Swap unhealthy (saturated)...

Eat to Boost Immunity: Tip # 3

We are still in the thick of the flu season.  Immune health is very important during this time.  I’m back again to provide you with yet another nutritional strategy that supports the immune system. Ensure adequate Vitamin D intake for optimal immune strength....

Eat to Boost Immunity: Tip # 2

As a sports dietitian, I am often counseling athletes on the importance of a healthy diet in maintaining a strong immune system to ensure consistent training year round.  Today, I am going to share a second nutritional strategy that has been shown to boost immune...

Eat to Boost Immunity: Tip #1

With the arrival of colder temperatures in the winter months also arrives cold and flu season. While it may seem like getting sick at some point is inevitable, there are many nutritional strategies that can be applied (year round, really!) to boost the strength of...

Vitamin D and Dreary Winter

Vitamin D plays a large role in immune, bone, muscle and overall health. Whether you’re a growing teenager or retired adult, it’s important to be conscious of Vitamin D intake, especially during these winter months. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin most commonly...