Vitamin D can modulate innate and adaptive immune responses. Vitamin D receptors are found on the immune cells and these cells can also synthesize active vitamin D metabolites that then proceed to act in an...
Nitric Oxide has always been known as a potential therapeutic agent in the treatment of acute as well as chronic respiratory tract infections. It has been known to kill bacteria as well as inhibit the replication of viruses, both DNA and RNA type viruses.
There is a lot of uncertainty and unease surrounding the coronavirus right now. We should all use our common sense to protect ourselves, always, not just to prevent coronavirus but to decrease our risk for contagious disease we get exposed everyday.
In the health and wellness area, there are a plethora of words that make us scratch our heads at times. It is hard to figure out what everything means and more importantly if it pertains to us. Today I want to share with you a word that gets thrown around when discussing health, “antioxidants”.
Ginger has long been used since ancient times as a spice and medicine in Southeast Asia. Considered as a very valuable luxury, ginger was even used for trading by the Roman Empire. As its popularity spread from one continent to another, other countries also began cultivating ginger.