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How Fermented Foods Can Heal Digestion

Did you know that the digestive system plays a huge role in how well our overall immunity functions? It turns out that about 70% of our immune system is integrated with the digestive system, so there’s no surprise that having a healthy gut can play a big role in how well our immune systems function. When it comes to kids with allergies, working on the digestive system can actually play a big role in calming down reactions and even fighting inflammation. One of the best ways to heal the gut and keep it flourishing with good bacteria and healthy function Read More

Is Your Child Eating Their Way To Inflammation?

Did you know that what happens in the digestive tract plays a big role in what happens on the skin and in the immune system as a whole? Many people say that the immune system lives in the gut – and there’s a good reason for that. Our digestive tract is where our body deals with many of the things that agitate our immune system, and it’s the place where the body deals with these things so that they don’t cause excess damage. The issue is that when the gut is damaged due to inflammation, it cannot deal with foods, Read More

Immunity & Eczema

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While many prescription creams, lotions, and medications exist to help with eczema, antibiotics are still one of the most commonly prescribed. The reason behind this is that sometimes a little boost in the immune system can help stop infections that eczema’s scratching can cause and help the body get to work fighting it off on its own. Sometimes antibiotics can be too strong, especially for little ones, causing unwanted reactions.  An easy way to boost your child’s immune system naturally as part of their daily diet. A strong, resilient immune system doesn’t overreact like immune systems can do under the influence Read More

Breastfeeding : Allergies, Eczema, and Immunity

When babies are born their systems have little to no idea about the many allergens and toxins in the world they now live in. Nursing is a great way for mom’s immune system to train the baby’s about just how to deal with everything from ragweed and pollen to infections and the common cold. Because of this training, breastfeeding plays an integral role in the way that baby may react to bouts of eczema, birth allergies, and even in how well their immune system develops as a whole. If you’re a new mom and have chosen to breastfeed – this Read More