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Immune System Response Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Immune System Response.

The Causes of Allergies

While scientists don’t completely understand why allergies develop, they do believe that a combination of things create the immune system confusion, from genetic predisposition to environmental factors. There are two main categories of ris...  Read more

6 Steps to Strengthen Your Immune System

Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

8 Foods That Strengthen Your Immune System

Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away."  While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,...  Read more

Is It a Cold or Allergies?

You’re sneezing. Your nose is running. Your eyes are watering. And you’re feeling run down. Is it a cold, allergies, or something else? When you've got the sniffles, it’s important to be able to distinguish between the caus...  Read more

Thanks buddies for your responses. The support fe

Thanks buddies for your responses. The support feels very good! Does anyone know how you can access people you've "friend-ed?" Looking to check in with everyone but not sure how to other than here!...  Read more

Why is the system telling me to eat so many carbs
Updated 2/17/2015 2:18:53 PM

All the weightloss groups I ever joined have told me to watch carbs, but in the system it's telling me to eat a lot. I'm not comfortable eating that many....  Read more

So I have the auto immune disorder, Hashimoto's, b
Updated 2/8/2015 3:41:18 PM

So I have the auto immune disorder, Hashimoto's, but mine has taken over my body at the age of 23. Despite all the pain I go through with my thyroid and etc, I will be competing in a fitness competition! :) So any motivation would be great....  Read more

Where is SparkPeople Fuel for Improvement System
Updated 2/3/2015 8:36:37 PM

I remember reading on here a few years ago the "Sparkpeople Fuel for Improvement System" - whatever happened to that? I tried to find it again as I wanted to re-read it and I remember it had some helpful ideas in it. Chris "Sparkguy' had writt...  Read more

spark coach payment not registered in your system
Updated 1/29/2015 6:36:01 AM

i signed up for spark coach Jan 28th, I gave all the credit card info too. My page says the 7 day trial is over and I must pay to continue. I paid for the full year. Please confirm. Thanks, Susan...  Read more

Alcat Worldwide

This is a great blood test that tells you how the food you eat interacts with your immune system. The "wrong" food, although it may be a "healthful" for most people, will induce inflammation. The immune system aims to damage the food, which it mist...  Read more

Prevent a Summer Cold by Easing Up on the A/C

Constantly feeling chilled narrows blood vessels in the nose, which prevents infection-fighting immune system cells from reaching your sinuses....  Read more

The FIRM Believers!

Are you a FIRM Believer? A group of people who workout using The FIRM or The TransFIRMer system and Express videos....  Read more

Is There Any Benefit to an Anti-Inflammation Diet?

The body's immune system is a marvelous thing. When an unwanted antigen invades the body, armies of white blood cells work hard to provide protection. The body produces antibodies to destroy whatever it perceives to be harmful. Typically, that means...  Read more

Laughter May Really Be the Best Medicine

Have you heard the one about the Indian yogi who teaches laughing yoga?At first glance, this "fake" laughing seems more weird than funny, but it's apparently no joke. More than a few serious scientists have been looking into the physical effects of l...  Read more