Better Health & Beyond

10 Foods and Supplements to Boost the Immune System

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10 Foods and Supplements to Boost the Immune System

It’s no secret that the Barbados is in an unsettling state right now. With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of abating, health is at the top of everyone’s minds, particularly immune health. The immune system supports our bodies in not only fighting off disease but protecting it from getting ill in the first place.  While things like a pandemic may remind us of immune health, it’s really of utmost importance all year long. The good news is that even though there are some things that are out of your control, there is still much that you can control, specifically what you eat, what...

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8 Health Benefits of Probiotics

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8 Health Benefits of Probiotics
Probiotics are live microorganisms that may be consumed through fermented foods or supplements, Studies have shown that the bacteria, fungi, and viruses in your digestive system determine your overall health. When these organisms, which make up the microbiome of the digestive tract, are in balance your immune, brain, and gut are in good health. If there is an imbalance problems can occur that such as autoimmunity, anxiety, or malnourishment.

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Medical reasons for feeling tired

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Medical reasons for feeling tired

What's the difference between tiredness and fatigue? We all experience tiredness at times, which can be relieved by sleep and rest. Fatigue is when the tiredness is often overwhelming and isn't relieved by sleep and rest. Here are 10 health conditions known to cause tiredness or fatigue. Anaemia One of the most common medical reasons for feeling constantly run down is iron deficiency anaemia. Women with heavy periods and pregnant women are especially prone to anaemia.But it can also affect men and postmenopausal women, when the cause is more likely to be problems with the stomach and intestines, such as an ulcer...

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Zinc

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Zinc

Zinc is a nutrient that plays many vital roles in your body. Because your body doesn’t naturally produce zinc, you must obtain it through food or supplements.

This article explains everything you need to know about zinc, including its functions, health benefits, dosage recommendations and potential side effects.

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Trying For a Baby? Tips for Getting Pregnant Faster

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Trying For a Baby? Tips for Getting Pregnant Faster
Although Mother Nature has a hand in the timing, there are some things you can do -- or not do -- to help increase your chances of getting pregnant ASAP. Read on for seven expert-approved tips for getting pregnant.

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