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Immunity
Boosting Immunity
Organs and processes of the body that provide resistance to infection, bacteria, viruses, parasites and toxins.
Organs include the thymus, bone marrow, and lymph nodes.
What is the immune system?
How Does It Work?
First line of defense is the innate immune system.
Skin, mucous membrane, cellular defenses, inflammation, fever
Second line of defense is the adaptive immune system
Remembers and recognises specific pathogens
Mounts stronger attacks each time
Prevents future attacks
The Importance of Nutrition
You are what you eat
Energy intake – too much or too little
Balance of macronutrients – fats, protein, carbohydrates
Steady intake of vitamins and minerals
How healthy is my immune system?
Do you feel tired and lacking in energy?
Do you suffer from frequent infections?
How many colds do you catch a year?
Do you have injuries that take a long time to heal?
Do you have allergies?
Factors that Deplete Immunity
Lack of Sleep
Sugar
Poor diet
Stress
Alcohol, smoking
Dehydration
Sugar
Robber nutrient
Feeds bacteria
Suppresses immunity
Inflammatory
Poor diet
Stress
Alcohol/Cigarettes
Dehydration
Check your Iron and Vitamin D levels
Too Much

OR

Too Little
Over or incorrect use of medication
Gut health
Resistance
Overuse
Reduce toxic load:-

Chemicals
Food additives
Plastics
Filtered water
Wash fruit and vegetables/buy organic
Cosmetics
Low iron
Low Vitamin D
Overuse of medications
Over exercising
Inactivity
Chemicals
Immunity Boosters
Immunity - Summary
Thank You
Eat a nutritious diet including:
Good quality protein with every meal and snack
Your immune system is made up of proteins and relies on new protein synthesis to function
Think chicken, turkey, lean meat, beans, eggs, fish, raw nuts and seeds
Look after your gut health
Eat the Rainbow
Herbs and Spices:-
Turmeric
Cinnamon
Garlic
Ginger
Oregano
Thyme
Eat a nutritious diet including:
Good quality fats, particularly omega 3’s
Wrong kind of fats can increase inflammation and stress on immune system
Think fish, raw nuts and seeds, flaxseed oil, extra virgin olive oil, avocado, chia
Eat a nutritious diet including:
Good quality complex carbohydrates
Refined carbohydrates depress immunity
Think fresh fruit and vegetables, wholegrains, legumes
Listen to your body – rest
Sleep hygiene
Avoid stimulants
Move more
Mindfulness
Check iron and Vitamin D
Drink plenty of water
Reduce sugar
Eat small, regular, balanced meals
What is the immune system?
How does it work?
The importance of good nutrition in staying healthy
How effective is
YOUR
immune system?
What obstructs and suppresses our immunity?
What supports and promotes our immune system?
Any Questions?
Avoid processed/packaged foods
Increase vegetables and plant food
Eat sufficient protein
It’s Your Choice
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