DrBonnie360 deep dives into three of dietary components--fibers, fats, and polyphenols--to elucidate their role in immune health and why they are necessary.
The inundation of pathogens and irritants our bodies are barraged with on a daily basis can certainly take a toll on our immune systems, especially in addition to the other stressors we face in our lives. As such, it is extremely necessary to keep our immune systems well-fueled and ready to tackle these obstacles. Here are eight of our favorite immune boosting foods to help you keep your immune system in fighting form.
What makes you, YOU? Science would tell you that your uniqueness is confined to ~1% of your DNA, but your diet should tell you otherwise. Join us as Dr. Bonnie breaks down the genetics and microbiology that dictate why your diet should be exclusive to you and only you!
Exercise classes have become indispensable parts of wellness and entertainment routines for millions of people. Social exercise activities are especially important for autoimmune patients. So, what do you do when the gym or studio is closed? This is the challenge…
The pandemic is a high-anxiety event for most of us. Prioritize your mental health to remain positive and productive while practicing social distancing. We’re sharing some mental health coping strategies to help you stay calm and happy despite these turbulent times.
The oral microbiome and its connection with autoimmune and other chronic diseases.
In our last post, we showed just how quickly COVID-19 cases and deaths have been rising around the world. We also explained why it’s too late for most countries to use case tracking and quarantine containment tactics. As a result,…
How models of COVID-19 exponential growth vs hospital capacity have sparked unprecedented mitigation tactics to relieve pressure on hospitals and ICUs worldwide. In the following post, we discuss those mitigation tactics.
Food handlers at grocery stores, meatpacking plants, fast food restaurants, and delivery services have tested positive for COVID-19. This raises a concern that the virus is being passed on through food handling or other shoppers touching groceries during their shopping…
COVID-19's rapid rates of infection, spread, hospitalization, and deaths make it different relative to recent pandemics It's a new virus infecting a naive population, thus producing a steep (exponential) growth curve compared to all other 21st C pandemics. Some data issues make understanding past pandemic data and predicting the course of COVID-19 more difficult.