Immune Support

  1. Flu immunity boosted with omega-3s

    Fight the flu with this secret from the sea

    It's the "secret sauce" in your flu-fighting strategy... a powerful series of compounds that can arm your immune system so that it's locked, loaded, and ready for battle.

    And yet this key benefit gets almost NO attention!

    When people talk about fish oil, you'll hear them sing its praises over how much it can help your heart, brain, and circulation.

    Those are all terrific benefits, of course -- but the same omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil can do so much more, especially now, in winter.

    They can help give your immune system just what it needs to fend off infections, including the cold, flu, and "winter yuck" spreading faster than a rumor right now.

    New research shows how one omega-3 in particular, DHA, can help activate an essential component of your immune system.

    Boosting your DHA intake flips the "ON" switch on your B cells, which are a type of white blood cell needed to fight off infection.

    Once triggered by that DHA, those B cells then stimulate antibody production by your immune system, according to the new study.

    In some ways, that's exactly how a vaccine is supposed to work... yet you can get this same response from a safe and natural omega-3 fatty acid... and not from a needle filled with mercury and other toxins.

    But that's not all it can do.

    The same study finds that DHA can also enhance your immune system in at least two other critical ways.

    First, it can stimulate the secretion of another essential immune system component, called TNF-alpha, which your body calls on to fight off everything from viruses to cancer cells.

    And second, DHA can also get your immune system to crank out an inflammation-fighting compound called interleukin-10.

    To cap it all off, the study finds that the benefits go to the very people who need help the most: those who are overweight and obese, who often get sick more easily from the toll of the extra weight.

    But it's that B-cell boost that might be the most important part of this study, as that's the very same defense mechanism your immune system relies on to protect you from everyday infection threats.

    And B cells are especially critical when it comes to flu. As a 2011 study in the Journal of Immunology points out:

      "Each particular aspect of influenza infection is countered by a complex set of B cell responses that can prevent infection from occurring; when infections do occur, they can suppress early viral replication, help clear the infection, aid in tissue repair, and generate potent memory responses."

    In other words, one key to an infection-free winter is in arming your B cells.

    And as the new study shows, there's nothing out there better for those Bs than the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil.

  2. Flu can spread just from breathing

    Frightening new flu study shows how fast it spreads

    Here's some news that's absolutely NOT going to make your day: It's a whole lot easier to spread the flu than scientists had realized.

    And that means it's a whole lot easier to CATCH it, too!

    I'm not here to spread alarm. In a moment, I'll give you a quick science-backed tip that's guaranteed to cut your flu risk even in light of this latest news.

    But first, the new study that's making big headlines right now, smack in the middle of one of the worst flu seasons in years.

    Most folks -- even docs and scientists -- previously thought that the main way you spread the virus in the air is through coughing and sneezing.

    Turns out, the virus is a whole lot trickier.

    If you're even NEAR someone with the flu, it can practically jump out and attack you even if they don't cough or sneeze.

    Just BREATHING can spread the virus!

    The flu almost makes its own aerosol. When that guy sitting next to you exhales, tiny flu-infected droplets float out into the air, creating an invisible cloud of infection around both of you.

    OK, no big deal. Don't hang around someone with flu, right?

    Well, not so easy.

    In what just might be the scariest part of the study, this FLU MIST is at its worst when you FIRST get sick!

    You know what it's like early on. You know something's up, but you don't quite know what it is yet. It might feel like allergies or a cold. It might not feel all that bad, and people around you might not even notice that you're sick.

    But you're sick. You don't know it yet, but you're sick -- and as the new study shows, the virus is already working to spread itself.

    You're practically a flu machine!

    Call it one more reason to stay home when you're sick -- and a BIGGER reason to avoid family and friends who are getting ill, even if it doesn't seem "all that bad."

    Of course, you don't always know when you're around people who are sick, so take three steps to protect yourself.

    First, that virus can't get in your body if you cover up, so don't be shy about wearing a surgical mask out in public, especially if flu is spreading fast where you live.

    Second, wash up... and wash often. Use alcohol-based sanitizers when you're out and plenty of soap and water when you're at home.

    And third, juice up your immune system with the flu-fighting protocol you read all about in last month's Health Revelations, including both vitamin D and NAC supplements taken every day, especially here in flu season.

  3. CDC’s flu advice could be deadly

    CDC flu advice could turn out to be DEADLY It's downright maddening. Lives are on the line -- right now -- but instead of working to PROTECT at-risk Americans and PREVENT more deaths, health officials are working on marketing gimmicks. They're pushing a flu shot that they've already admitted doesn't work to protect against a strain of the virus that's...
  4. Pollution can kill you

    Death is in the air -- but not for you! One day soon, I hope that they treat daily pollution levels like the weather and give you a forecast each day before you step outside. It's not just good information to have. New research shows how knowing what's out there -- and how to avoid it -- just might save...
  5. COPD risk cut with tomatoes

    Slow aging in your lungs with this one delicious fruit An apple a day may not keep the doctor away... but two tomatoes are another story. Enjoy a pair a day, and you just might avoid the pulmonologist! New research shows how working a pair of tomatoes into your meals each day can protect your lungs from two kinds of...
  6. Antibacterial soap contains a dangerous chemical

    The dirty secret about your soap It's so dangerous that it's about to get banned. But first... expect to find it just about everywhere! I know. That makes ZERO sense. Yet that's exactly what's happening right now, as the FDA gets ready to take long-overdue action against a dangerous chemical that's widely used in antibacterial soaps and hand sanitizers. It...
  7. Flu hits men harder than women

    This flu risk is no laughing matter OK guys, which do you want first: the bad news or the WORSE news? Don't worry -- it all will end with good news. For now, let me start with the bad news. As you've no doubt heard by now, this flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in...
  8. Fasting can boost health in as little as 2 days

    Try this trick the day after Christmas Merry Christmas! Today, we celebrate the moment God sent his one and only Son to our sin-filled world to redeem us with the promise of everlasting life. It's a time to be surrounded by family and other loved ones -- and I hope tonight you all sit down together for a big feast...
  9. Flu linked to heart risk

    Could the flu give you a heart attack? Getting the flu is like getting a punch in the chest from a heavyweight fighter. It can knock you down for the count, and not just when you're exhausted in bed as you battle the hacking, wheezing, coughing, and sneezing that mark the illness. A new report shows how it can leave...
  10. Allergies can get worse in winter

    Winterize your body against allergies If you're suffering from allergies, the "most wonderful time of the year" could also turn into a season of sniffling. While spring is known for the pollen boom, we're also surrounded by potential triggers right now. If you live in a milder climate, the leaves are still piling up. If you're in a cooler place...
  11. Cough remedies that really work

    Read this before your next winter cold Cold and cough season is here, and the mainstream has a message for you: Don't even bother! A new study claims that there's nothing you can do for what's often the worst part of any winter bug: the relentless bone-rattling, body-shaking coughing fits that announce your illness to anyone within earshot. The new...
  12. Good bacteria helps cancer immunotherapy work best

    SLOW cancer and DESTROY tumors with this It's one of the biggest breakthroughs in modern cancer care. If you know anyone with this disease... if you're battling it yourself... you've probably heard the word "immunotherapy" tossed around. It refers to powerful therapies that arm your own immune system to FIGHT the cancer and DESTROY the tumor. Some therapies are drugs...
  13. Flu shot can’t cut risk of complications

    Another flu shot myth... BUSTED! They're getting pretty desperate now! Mainstream medical agencies will say and do just about anything to keep selling flu shots, but it's not working. Millions of Americans are rejecting the jab... and this year's vaccine is looking like no exception. So, now, mainstream hacks are making the ludicrous claim that the shot won't just protect...
  14. Kidney disease linked to pollution

    How to stop poisoning your kidneys The sky might LOOK blue... and the air might SMELL clean. But don't step outside and inhale a lungful of that crisp autumn air just yet -- because it might not be as fresh as you think. It could be full of hidden pollutants, and an urgent new report reveals a direct link between...
  15. Mosquitos are surging after late-summer storms

    The storm risk no one is talking about How crazy is the weather these days? Storms in the East, hurricanes in the South, and even surprise out-of-season rain here on the West Coast. All that wet weather brings with it some unwelcome consequences -- and not just slippery roads and leaky roofs. It also means mosquito season could extend well...
  16. Flu shot won’t protect older patients

    REVEALED: Flu shot doesn't work in seniors All my local retailers already have the Halloween decorations out, but the scariest displays in the store have nothing to do with ghosts and goblins. At least we all know THOSE aren't real. The TRUE chills come where you least expect them -- and, in this case, they're in the signs pushing flu...
  17. Antibiotics can damage critical immune cells

    How antibiotics can wreck your immune system I'm sure this has happened to you at some point. You went to a doctor with a minor infection... were given an antibiotic... and ended up glued to the toilet. I won't get into the dirty details. It's the most notorious side effect of antibiotics, coming for a visit -- and if you...
  18. Bacteria are all over your kitchen sponge

    The surprising source of sickening germs in your own home It just might be the dirtiest spot in your home, with more germs per square inch than anything else. And it's NOT where you'd expect it. It's not in your toilet. It's not under the sink. It's not in the basement, attic, or garage... and not even that weird spot...
  19. Pneumonia damage can linger for years

    This autumn infection could KILL you Don't look now, but autumn is barely a month away. You know what to expect: cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, and lots of pumpkin spice. But there's one more "sign of the season" you also need to watch out for that's far more important than any of those others. Once autumn arrives, all the nasty...
  20. PROOF: Chronic fatigue syndrome is real

    Your doc may owe you an apology There's a greeting card for everything these days. They even have birthday cards... for pets. Can you believe it? But there's one old-fashioned type of card mainstream docs need to start buying in bulk, and it's nothing nearly so specialized. It's the one that has just two words, and I don't mean "happy...

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