When I was a kid, I had the Flintstone vitamin next to my glass of juice and maybe a chewable bright orange vitamin C next to it. Many families still do the same without realizing that the morning Flintstone vitamin, or modern day gummy, is not giving you enough of what you need and really is a morning sweetie to start your day.
Did you know that you’re more bacteria than human? We are outnumbered ten-to-one, bacteria to human cells. And we live together in harmony, most of the time. This incredible abundance of bacteria has profound impacts on our body's physiology.
Shopping these days isn’t what it once was. I had the pleasure of speaking with an industry trailblazer and innovator of the grocery industry on Episode 44 of EAT THIS with Lianne. Mary Dalimonte called what was going to happen with our shopping habits at the start of our quarantine and lockdowns.
For the sake of the immune system, can we find a way to have a healthier Halloween? And before you groan, think of the fun and creativity that the family can have making new traditions or coming up with new ideas of how to do Halloween a bit differently.
We need nutrients that fit with the seasons and fall produce doesn’t disappoint. The colourful and fibre-, vitamin C- and antioxidant-rich root vegetables of carrots, sweet potatoes, all the varieties of squash including help support your immunity.
While I don’t usually recommend drinking alcohol when you’re sick, this hot toddy recipe takes a wee dram of whisky to another level. As Dr. B explained in Episode 10 of EAT THIS with Lianne, the effect of his hot toddy recipe is that it’s a vasodilator and that helps those aches and pains that you’re feeling if you’re sick.
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