6 Nutrients to Support Your Immune System

A class of plant chemicals known as bioflavinoids has been found to dramatically reduce inflammation and improve symptoms associated with autoimmune disorders. Here are six that can be found in everyday foods.


Carotenoids – A family of plant pigments that include betacarotene. A lack of carotenoids in the diet is thought to promote inflammation. Good sources of carotenoids include apricots,

carrots, pumpkin, sweet potato, spinach, kale, butternut squash, and collard greens.


Fiber – A healthy and active colon can decrease food sensitivity, which, in turn, can lighten the burden on your immune system.


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Dr. Kniskern has achieved his medical doctorate in Oriental Medicine and has been practicing in San Carlos California for over 25 years.Call today and learn how acupuncture and Oriental Medicine can be incorporated into your treatment plan for rheumatoid arthritis!


Dr. Kniskern, O.M.D., Ph.D.

San Carlos Medical Center, Inc.

(Specializing In Acupuncture, Autism, Micro-Current & Nutrition)




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