NI Today Magazine

Learn more about plant foods, and the dietary elements they contain, that can support your immune system. Also, discover more about conditions that may result from
an imbalanced immune system.

NI Today, Vol 13

NI Today, Vol 13

Antioxidants

Antioxidants are a group of phytonutrients that are extremely beneficial for our health, particularly our immune system. In this issue of NI Today, we’ll explore the world of antioxidants in general with some specifics on important individual antioxidants as well!

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NI Today, Vol 10

NI Today, Vol 10

The Heart-Liver Connection

In this issue, we explore the wholesome plant foods that support heart and liver health. Your heart is a vital organ that supplies every cell in your body with oxygen and nutrients in the blood it pumps through your blood vessels. Your liver performs literally hundreds of functions, some of which have to do with cleansing blood of the cellular waste it collects as it circulates through the body and controlling cholesterol levels in the body.

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NI Today, Vol 7

NI Today, Vol 7

Skin

Unhealthy, damaged skin is not only uncomfortable to live with, but can make us look and feel older than we actually are. But more importantly, unhealthy skin is not as capable of providing that first line of defense our body needs to care for itself.

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NI Today, Vol 12

NI Today, Vol 12

Healthy Aging

Quality of life is an issue for many elderly people who suffer from chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, and more. Nutritional Immunology studies have indicated several plant foods that contain impressive antioxidants, polysaccharides, and phytochemicals that can help. 

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NI Today, Vol 9

NI Today, Vol 9

Obesity

Obesity has become a major issue in most developed countries and is rising in developing countries. The key causes are increased consumption of high-calorie foods containing saturated fats and sugars, and reduced physical activity.

In this issue of NI Today, we explore safe, healthy ways to manage your weight through low-calorie plant foods that are high in nutrition and a commitment to moderate exercise each day.

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NI Today, Vol 6

NI Today, Vol 6

Chronic Diseases

 An immune system that is not functioning properly—either suppressed or overactive—can lead to numerous chronic diseases affecting many people around the world, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, autoimmune diseases and some cancers. 

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NI Today, Vol 11

NI Today, Vol 11

Powerful Foods

Ever had a meal that consisted solely of vegetables? High-end restaurants in the US offer these highly sought after meals! For many, however, meat is still the main part of our meals. But our diets need to be plant-centric. The antioxidants, phytochemicals and polysaccharides found in plant foods nourish the immune system and defend us against disease.

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NI Today, Vol 8

NI Today, Vol 8

Cordyceps Sinensis

Many plants play important roles in the immune system’s battle to maintain health. In this issue of NI Today , we explore a few of these plants, namely the rare and highly-prized Asian mushroom, Cordyceps sinensis , American ginseng, sweet tea vine and green tea or Camellia sinensis—and the phytochemicals that make them beneficial to human beings.

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NI Today, Vol 4

NI Today, Vol 4

Fiber

It’s not your grandmother’s roughage any more! Current research into dietary fiber is discovering many different kinds of fibers and many different ways in which they interact with the digestive system, particularly the colon, to promote good health.

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