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Winter Wellness Part 1

By Chris Jensen, October 29, 2009  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Chris Jensen

Now is the time to focus on staying well, and supporting the immune system is a smart way to do so. In part 1 of a 2-part series, Dr. Kenna Brooke talks about natural approaches, formulas for wellness and lifestyle suggestions for promoting seasonal health. Dr. Brooke is a Naturopathic doctor who practices as a wellness consultant in the Cherry Creek area of Denver, Colorado.

 

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Jaime says ...
Natural remedies!!! Love it...I'm a big believer of garlic and lots of greens:)
11/10/2009 7:25:17 PM CST
Lori says ...
A friend just directed me to this podcast, so glad she did! I am excited to start supporting my immune system with some of the herbs mentioned here.
11/10/2009 9:28:50 PM CST
Olive says ...
This is a tough Fall for health, so glad you are providing information to help us all make it through!
11/10/2009 9:55:13 PM CST
Asmita says ...
Very helpful. Thanks.
11/24/2009 3:51:38 PM CST
Kyle says ...
Probiotic seem to be a big thing these days, the new kid on the block of health food if you will. We give our kids probiotics daily and of course our selves as well. Thanks for the solid info!
11/11/2009 10:38:49 AM CST
Eve says ...
Great podcast, listening to more now!
12/06/2009 4:38:10 PM CST
Pat says ...
I work in nutrition education. I am directing students toward this series. It is refreshing to see topics such as wellness, mood, natural health, covered on a commercial website.
11/13/2009 7:59:44 AM CST
Liam says ...
I take ester C and really notice extended energy throughout my days!
12/06/2009 12:50:34 PM CST
Evan says ...
Glad you created this podcast, I can't believe that this early in the season there is already so much flu and illness going around.
10/30/2009 2:25:21 PM CDT
Jamie says ...
Chinese medicine leans heavy on ginger, garlic, and other herbs. These have been aiding in health for years and years.
11/16/2009 5:42:41 AM CST
Susan says ...
My mother would give me warm water with ginger and lemon and honey as a child when I had swollen glands or sore throats. It still is comforting for me to this day, and I really believe it provides medicinal relief.
11/11/2009 9:20:13 AM CST
Heather says ...
I always thought that my husband was crazy for putting so much garlic and cayanne pepper in his food in fall and winter. He tells me that it keeps him healthy, but I always assumed he just didn't like me one pan danndies. Looks like he is on to something.
11/11/2009 9:24:39 AM CST
Joanna Poppink says ...
Thank you for this wonderful information. People recovering from eating disorders need to develop a new approach to eating. Your reminders of how food helps sustain health is vital for people who never ate for genuine nourishment before. Thank you. Joanna
12/15/2009 1:14:09 AM CST
Bev says ...
It is always good to bring info about immune systems, to the for front of our attention. This the season to celebrate, but stay healthy.
12/07/2009 11:50:17 AM CST
Karen says ...
Great podcast thanks.
12/06/2009 3:12:06 PM CST
Cathy S says ...
Natural herbs, and vitamins source through fruits and veggies work much better for me then traditional cough and flu medicines. Ginger and garlic seem to have the best affect, along with honey and lemon water.
10/29/2009 12:26:34 PM CDT
annalaura brown says ...
cheyenne pepper and wheat grass work really well for me.
10/29/2009 5:26:51 PM CDT
Q says ...
Good to hear about some natural options here- It has been a tough flu season already and winter hasn't even kicked in.
11/29/2009 8:31:22 PM CST
Sam says ...
My grandmother always gave me warm water with ginger and lemon and honey as a kid when I was ill. Not sure if the ginger or simply the comfort provided me the healing power!
11/30/2009 9:03:41 AM CST
Karin says ...
Great podcast!
11/12/2009 7:22:59 PM CST
Sue says ...
Wow there was a lot of information piled into that podcast. I am a big believer in not reducing your fever with medicine during an illness. Like Dr. Brooke mentioned, the fever burns out the bad stuff from your blood stream.
10/29/2009 12:21:30 PM CDT
Quaye says ...
Good to hear support for my natural intuition. I always find myself taking garlic, lemon, and hot pepper and ginger with warm water when I am feeling below the weather. It feels like it cleanses the system.
10/29/2009 12:22:13 PM CDT
Sylvia says ...
I have been trying to convince my boys that they need their fevers to help fight the flu, tough season already this year,
10/29/2009 12:25:28 PM CDT
Zia says ...
Fresh juice and veggies!!!
11/14/2009 10:25:17 AM CST
Katie says ...
It is very important to let your child and your self have a fever and not just bring it down with medicine. The temperature really helps fight fevers.
11/15/2009 9:49:40 AM CST

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