Category Archives: Inflammation

Chicken soup, nature’s NyQuil

Chicken soup contains immune system boosting properties.  As an anti-inflammatory, chicken soup can sooth sore throats and ease the misery of colds and the flu. Include chicken bones when making the broth for added minerals and nutrients.  What a tasty source of calcium! Traditional cultures add the chicken feet when creating the healthiest, best tasting broths.  

Essential Fatty Acids: Omega-6 overload?

Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids because the human body cannot manufacture them.  They must be obtained from dietary sources. Essential fatty acids are building blocks for hormones involved with immune function, blood clotting, cell growth and cell membranes.  Fatty acids are also crucial for normal brain function and growth & development. … Read More »