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Plant Based Nutrition and Your Immune System

by Michael Corthell Being healthy takes more than just eating an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It has been shown that having a healthy immune system requires a balanced diet, good daily rest, exercise and just having a positive lifestyle. Knowing that we need to eat the right foods is common sense but the devil, as always, is in the details. What foods are best for us? Some of our nutritional needs are specific to the individual, because of a unique make-up and lifestyle, but there are commonalities. (RECOMMENDED You can eat right for a healthy life if you choose to. Take a look at the book that can set you on the right path: How Not to Die by Michael Greger, M.D.) The immune system protects us from illness and disease. We can do many things to keep our immune system at it's best. Drink plenty of water. Hydration is important to every system in the body, and the immune system relies heavily on water (as a vehicle) in both in the lymphatic system and blood vessel