Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118460073
  • ISBN-13: 9781118460078
  • DDC: 616.079
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 512 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies provides hands-on techniques for supercharging ones immune system to resist illness and prevent disease. Through diet, exercise, stress reduction, nutritional supplements, the role of water, sunlight, and oxygen, readers can harness the power of their immune system and help it combat health issues that include: antibiotic-resistant bacteria, allergies, Hepatitis C, pre-menopause, menopause, cancer, Rheumatoid arthritis, dental, and autoimmune diseases. In addition, Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies includes tasty recipes for every meal of the day along with shopping lists and tips for stretching grocery dollars while still eating healthy!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Authors’ Acknowledgments.
Publisher’s Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Recipes at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Getting to Know Your Immune System.
3: Immunity: Your Ticket to a Stronger, Longer, and Healthier Life.
4: Understanding the Parts and Functions of Your Immune System.
5: What Happens When Your Immune System Gets Off Track.
6: Strengthening Your Allergy Defense System.
7: Autoimmune Disorders: Dealing with an Overactive Immune System.
8: Cancer: When the Immune System Takes a Vacation.
9: Immunodeficiency Disorders: When the Immune System Slows Down.
10: Uncovering the Influence of Immunity in Other Conditions.
11: Laying the Groundwork for Super Immunity: Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Detox.
12: Improving Your Immunity with Nutrition.
13: Tapping the Immune Properties of Superfoods.
14: Getting an Extra Kick from Supplements and Herbs.
15: Living an Immunity-Friendly Lifestyle.
16: Exploring Detoxification to Refresh Your Immunity.
17: Cooking up Recipes for Immunity and Wellness.
18: Planning and Stocking an Immunity-Friendly Kitchen.
19: Breakfasts to Start Your Day in a Healthy Way.
20: Lunches for a Midday Energy Burst.
21: Dinners and Side Dishes to Strengthen Your System.
22: Soups, Salads, and Sauces for Deep Healing and Cleansing.
23: Desserts and Snacks to Keep You on Track.
24: Tonifying Teas and Sensational Smoothies.
25: The Part of Tens.
26: Ten Tips to Avoid Colds and Flu.
27: Ten Breathing Exercises for a Better Immune System.
28: Ten Boosting Exercises You Can Do Anywhere.
29: Ten Ways to Get Your Family on the Immunity Bandwagon.
Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide.