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Flu is normally a winter illness. Winter is cold and dry, allowing viruses like cold and flu to spread more easily (which is why running a humidifier can help). While flu season can sometimes last until June, we don’t normally worry about it in July or August. But if you have dogs, you should. Last […]


Keep some colloidal silver on hand, flu is here. Maine has already confirmed that it has influenza (and a couple of those are from abroad, meaning it’s spreading from multiple places). Usually, October is the start of flu season, and that’s still considered “early”. Flu season normally peaks in January/February (after the holidays), and can […]

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Families Fighting Flu is a non-profit group that does just what it says. And according to their most recent survey, many Americans underestimate how serious the flu is, and how many people are seriously affected by it each year. The CDC emphasizes getting a flu vaccine each year. According to CiDRAP, the flu vaccine is […]

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Just because you’re at work, with deadlines, meetings, and coughing coworkers, doesn’t mean you can’t support your immune system. Here are 6 ways you can keep your immune system strong throughout the work day: 1) Plan what you’ll eat. Bring a simple, healthy snack (cut up veggies, crackers, fresh fruit), and make sure you take […]

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Get Tropical This Winter

October 28, 2014

Give your health a boost this winter with a nutritional punch from pineapple. Pineapple is a natural, dietary way to boost your immune system, fight inflammation, and even fight coughs, congestion, and parasites! Bromelain is abundant in pineapple, and it’s the main reason for it’s health benefits. The best way to get it is to […]

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