Blog — anti-inflammatories
The Most Powerful Immune Boosting Plants You Can Grow!
With cold and flu season always seemingly around the corner, and now with Covid-19 looming over us, we need to find different ways to boost our immune system. What better way than to grow our OWN garden of immune boosting herbs? We’re decreasing our carbon footprint, increasing the plant-based movement, and benefiting the earth! It’s also a great project that gets you touching the land and can be a family project as well! To plant and grow your own immune-boosting herbs, decide whether you want to do it outside in a garden or in pots that you can put outside...
Mocktails with An Immune-Boosting Punch
Just like so many of you, I enjoy a really good glass of wine or a cocktail! For me, having a drink signals fun, reward and relaxation. And these days, we may also find ourselves reaching for our go-to alcoholic beverage to help reduce stress and anxiety, and to help us relax. What we might not know, though, is that even small amounts of alcohol—1 drink in an hour—has an impact on the body’s functions and can reduce the function of our immune system. The body and our livers go into overdrive to process the alcohol, which negatively impacts its...
The Top 3 Vitamins and Minerals To Boost Your Immune System
What's the number one thing that can keep us from getting sick? Staying in our beds?! Maybe, but really it's our immune system! With the flu, colds and other illnesses surrounding us, we have to keep our immunity as strong as possible. And now there is a new threat to us all—Coronavirus--which is causing a lot of worry and concern for everyone. So how do we avoid coming down with what feels like an inevitable illness? We all know the basics—get enough sleep, wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands, be physically active; manage your stress; drink plenty of fluids. So, what else can...
Simone Wan Moran
Anti-Inflammatory Cauliflower Soup Recipe
This cauliflower soup recipe is so delicious, we wanted to share it with you! It's from Anya Vien, a contributor to Yummly, the digital recipe site. The recipe includes both ginger and turmeric and is just one delicious way to help to reduce inflammation and relieve pain! Enjoy! CAULIFLOWER, GINGER, COCONUT OIL, TURMERIC SOUP Ingredients: 1 medium head cauliflower, stemmed and cut into bite-size florets 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 cup chopped kale 3 ripe tomatoes, finely chopped 1 can full-fat, unsweetened coconut milk 2 teaspoons minced ginger 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped...
Simone Wan Moran