FromNew York Timesbest-selling author and natural-health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola, an illustrated guide and cookbook with smart strategies, cutting-edge research, and 50 delicious recipes to support immunity.
For many of us, recent events have served as a wakeup call, forcing us to take a frank look at how well our immune systems could serve us during challenging times.
Isyour immune health up to par? Could it save you from a monumental threat? In this new book packed with up-to-the-minute information and illustrated with gorgeous photography, natural-wellness expert Dr. Joseph Mercola offers a powerful toolkit for strengthening immunity and supporting health.
Eating a wide array of herbs and spices on a regular basis, he explains, can go a long way toward strengthening your immune system and preventing illness. And herbs can be much more than mere culinary seasonings.Upgrade Your Immunity with Herbsshowcases 19 different medicinal herbs and spices-from Ashwagandha to Echinacea to Rhodiola-and offers ways to use them in delicious and creative preparations for everything from teas and tonics to full meals. And while there's little question that diet is the most important contributor to immune health, Dr. Mercola also shares insight into other factors that play key roles. You'll discover:
How to know much water you need each day (you may be surprised)
11 ways to improve your sleep - and your immunity
What vitamins and minerals your diet should include
The common (but easy-to-quit) habit that's linked to cancer, excess inflammation and poor immune health
Here is all you need to know to build an immune system you can trust-and eat well in the process.
Dr. Joseph Mercola is a passionate advocate of natural medicine, a wellness champion, and a visionary who has implemented much -needed changes to our current health-care system. As a physician for over 30 years, he treated tens of thousands of patients at his wellness center outside of Chicago, and in 1997 he created Mercola.com, for the last 13 years the most visited natural health website in the world. A New York Times best-selling author of books including Effortless Healing and The No-Grain Diet, he has also appeared on national news media such as CNN, Fox News, ABC News, TODAY, CBS's Washington Unplugged, and The Dr. Oz Show