Leafy greens influence gene expression, boosting native immune response to fight disease

11/03/2013 17:50

Monday, March 11, 2013 by: John Phillip

(NaturalNews) Our native immune system is truly amazing in its complexity and ability to continually adapt to an ever changing environment of potential pathogens that could easily colonize and highjack our health if not detected and eradicated quickly. Many people, especially as they age, have a compromised immune response due to negative lifestyle factors including smoking, exposure to environmental and household toxins, stress and especially diet. Up to 80 percent of our initial immune response takes place in our digestive system, and the body uses cues from what we eat to activate essential actions to potential invaders. [Read more] ...