Trinny & Shabir Live On Immunity

Trinny & Shabir on Immunity

Currently there is a lot of confusion as to how we can all keep our immune system healthy and primed.  But what exactly is our immune system?

The immune system, unlike any other bodily system, comprises of a complex series of interactions between various glands, such as the thymus gland and tonsils, proteins, chemical compounds, hormones, white blood cells and probiotics that all work in synergy to try and make our bodies less susceptible to infections. Many of these chemical compounds require nutrients in order to work effectively, for example a deficiency in vitamin D3 may result in dormancy of white blood cells which are normally required to engulf and eradicate bacteria and viruses that enter the bloodstream. Read More…

How To Get Rid Of Warts

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Warts are small protrusions or raised lumps, which are caused by a viral infection often arising as a result of broken skin or a compromised immune system. The virus responsible is the human papillomavirus, HPV, of which there are many strains.

There are many different types of warts varying in shape and the site of infection; ranging from the common wart (verruca vulgaris) to genital warts and each type of wart comes from a different strain.

Warts are viruses living within skin with the blood vessels actually feeding the virus ensuring it carries on thriving. This is the reason why removal of warts can often be painful because it is attached to the capillaries and embedded in the skin. Often you can see black dots at the site which are clotted blood vessels feeding the wart. Read More…

The Dietary Approach To Autism

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Q My 18 month old nephew has been diagnosed with autism. My sister wants to know if there are any nutritional approaches that might help.

A Evidence suggests a strong link between the state of the gut and autistic symptoms. Tailoring nutrition – both food and supplements – can help as part of a combined approach. But it varies widely with individuals so please consult a qualified and experienced health professional first, such as your GP, a registered dietician or nutritional therapist (try the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy, bant.org.uk). Read More…