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Wendy says ...
So far so good this this cold season. I daily take a powder multi + airborne and feel great! knock on wood.
11/12/2009 9:57:12 AM CST
Lea says ...
Probiotics are so important with digestion and optimizing nutrition. Glad to see hear this getting some coverage.
11/12/2009 11:27:50 AM CST
Karin says ...
Again this reaffirms my belief that Vitamin C is a magic gem, a diamond in the rough.
11/12/2009 7:20:17 PM CST
Jill says ...
It is so nice to hear a podcast which supports natural ways to combat the flu. Theraflu is all I hear and I know this is not a good way to go. Natural lemon and ginger and garlic are great for boosting the immune system. Probiotics is a new one for me. thanks again.
11/12/2009 9:04:13 PM CST
Anne says ...
Very neat to hear the role of White blood cells in immune system support, it makes sense. I agree that it is important to first support the immune system, prior to being exposed to viruses. If your system is healthy it really does have the innate ability to fight off invaders.
11/13/2009 7:41:25 AM CST
Zia says ...
Off to the store now, to pick up some more probiotics. My kids have taken these for 2 years with great results.
11/14/2009 10:23:12 AM CST
Katie says ...
WFM carries a Zinc chewable for kids which we have been using with our kids this season. The taste is a bit rough for them, believe it or not they actually prefer wellness formula to zinc :O
11/15/2009 9:47:05 AM CST
Kila says ...
Whiteblood cell count is so valuable for keeping us healthy.
11/15/2009 9:53:21 AM CST
Jill says ...
I hear what you are saying about multi-vitamins, but I feel like they tax the kidneys. Herbs seem like a better way to go.
11/15/2009 9:56:36 AM CST
Mindy says ...
I saw the Elderberry signs in your store, they look great. My grandmother always told me that Elderberry wine has medicinal properties.
11/15/2009 9:59:35 AM CST
Rory says ...
Astragalus? I had never heard of this before.... I'll look into it at your stores.
11/15/2009 10:05:07 AM CST
Connie says ...
Zinc is an interesting suggestion. I take source natural's wellness formula which is a great way to get a big burst of immune defense in one stinky shot :)
11/15/2009 10:09:37 AM CST
Gloria says ...
Great podcast, and very good timing... our house has been battling colds for the entire month.
11/15/2009 10:11:32 AM CST
Cal says ...
I just learned about Zinc last year. Seems to really help with my wellness.
11/15/2009 7:18:16 PM CST
Sue says ...
200 viruses which can cause colds, wow!
11/15/2009 7:21:09 PM CST
Molly says ...
I love the last tip! I sound like a broken record, telling my kids to wash wash wash their hands.
11/15/2009 7:27:01 PM CST
Karen says ...
There is a great post here about the medicinal value of Elderberry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sambucus
11/15/2009 7:30:24 PM CST
Colleen says ...
Boy the kids at our school have been very very sick lat month. 2 in 5 kids per class were out. Some had to go back to school before they were really over their flu and it just keep cycling. We have a bunch of signs up reminding people to wash their hands.
11/15/2009 7:33:45 PM CST
Mary says ...
Multi vitamins work great for me, not to mention they are colorful! I still try to get most of my vitamins from fresh veggies.
11/15/2009 7:40:39 PM CST
Allen says ...
Not sure if this is true or not, but I have heard liquid vitamins are much easier to assimilate for the body. I switched over to these about 6 months ago, not to say I can tell a difference one way or the other.
11/15/2009 9:15:25 PM CST
Jamie says ...
Very good podcast. I wish you had a list of all the herbs and vitamins mentioned so I could print it out.
11/16/2009 5:39:40 AM CST
Tina says ...
I am surprised goldenseal and echinacea are not mentioned here. I supposed wellness formula considers these old standbys which are vital in immune system health.
11/16/2009 5:59:58 AM CST
Elena says ...
I like all of the info in this podcast. A lot of great information packed into a few minutes. Thanks.
11/16/2009 6:17:30 AM CST
Lynn says ...
It is important, as you stated, to stay ahead of the game during flu seasons. Keep up on vitamins and keep those hands clean!
11/16/2009 6:43:01 AM CST
Suzanne says ...
I really enjoyed learning about your take on wellness. I agree it is so good to build up our immune systems before we are exposed to viruses.
11/18/2009 2:24:46 PM CST

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