Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies [NOOK Book]


Learn to:

  • Supercharge your immune system to lose weight, fight aging, and look and feel your best
  • Improve your overall health and combat disease
  • Bounce back when your immunity is compromised

Boost your body's natural defenses against disease

Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies provides hands-on techniques for supercharging your immune ...

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Learn to:

  • Supercharge your immune system to lose weight, fight aging, and look and feel your best
  • Improve your overall health and combat disease
  • Bounce back when your immunity is compromised

Boost your body's natural defenses against disease

Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies provides hands-on techniques for supercharging your immune system to resist illness and prevent disease. Through diet, exercise, stress reduction, nutritional supplements, and the role of water, sunlight, and oxygen, you can harness the power of your immune system and drastically improve your immunity to disease.

  • Immune System 101 — grasp the parts and functions of your immune system and get to know what it means to live an immune-boosting lifestyle
  • When things go haywire — discover the hows and whys of specific conditions such as allergies, autoimmune conditions, and cancer, as well as immune-boosting suggestions specific to each
  • Eat your way to good health — understand the immune properties of superfoods — one of the most amazing tools you can use to experience fewer colds, the flu, and other illnesses
  • Start cookin' — dive into 50 immune-boosting recipes for every meal of the day, from easy breakfasts and energizing lunches to body strengthening dinners and sides

Open the book and find:

  • Ways to strengthen your allergy defense system
  • Tips for improving your immunity with nutrition
  • The immune properties of superfoods
  • Supplements and herbs that boost immunity
  • The importance of sleep, sunshine, water, exercise, and stress reduction
  • Ways to detox your body and your environment
  • 50 recipes for health and a stronger immune system
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118460078
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/11/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 751,272
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Wendy Warner, a board certified holistic physician, is a nationally known lecturer and teacher of integrative holistic medicine. Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, who is a go-to expert in the nutritional field, helps patients build the strongest, healthiest bodies through her family-based workshops and consulting practice (; Twitter @drkellyann).

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting to Know Your Immune System 7

Chapter 1: Immunity: Your Ticket to a Stronger, Longer, and Healthier Life 9

Chapter 2: Understanding the Parts and Functions of Your Immune System 19

Part II: What Happens When Your Immune System Gets Off Track 37

Chapter 3: Strengthening Your Allergy Defense System 39

Chapter 4: Autoimmune Disorders: Dealing with an Overactive Immune System 53

Chapter 5: Cancer: When the Immune System Takes a Vacation 77

Chapter 6: Immunodeficiency Disorders: When the Immune System Slows Down 93

Chapter 7: Uncovering the Influence of Immunity in Other Conditions 105

Part III: Laying the Groundwork for Super Immunity: Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Detox 117

Chapter 8: Improving Your Immunity with Nutrition 119

Chapter 9: Tapping the Immune Properties of Superfoods 149

Chapter 10: Getting an Extra Kick from Supplements and Herbs 167

Chapter 11: Living an Immunity-Friendly Lifestyle 185

Chapter 12: Exploring Detoxification to Refresh Your Immunity 205

Part IV: Cooking Up Recipes for Immunity and Wellness  219

Chapter 13: Planning and Stocking an Immunity-Friendly Kitchen 221

Chapter 14: Breakfasts to Start Your Day in a Healthy Way 237

Chapter 15: Lunches for a Midday Energy Burst 245

Chapter 16: Dinners and Side Dishes to Strengthen Your System 251

Chapter 17: Soups, Salads, and Sauces for Deep Healing and Cleansing 267

Chapter 18: Desserts and Snacks to Keep You on Track 281

Chapter 19: Tonifying Teas and Sensational Smoothies 293

Part V: The Part of Tens 303

Chapter 20: Ten Tips to Avoid Colds and Flu 305

Chapter 21: Ten Breathing Exercises for a Better Immune System 311

Chapter 22: Ten Boosting Exercises You Can Do Anywhere 319

Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Get Your Family on the Immunity Bandwagon 329

Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide 337

Index 341

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