If you haven’t heard of the power of propolis, there’s no better time than now—the beginning of the school year and onset of cold and flu season—to add this amazing immune-boosting ingredient to your family’s daily regimen.
Q. Dear Terry, “I’m pre-diabetic and I’m really afraid of progressing to diabetes. I’ve read a lot about your diet suggestions, which are really helpful! Are there vitamins or other natural things that can help prevent diabetes?” — Alysia C., Centennial, CO
Q. Dear Terry, “My adult son has intestinal permeability, or as it was explained to me “leaky gut”. I know our digestive system is very important for overall health. What are some things my son can do for this issue?” — Jon T., Bangor, ME
Q. Dear Terry, “My mother is in search of natural support for Sjögren’s syndrome. I’ve never heard of it before and she was just diagnosed about 8 months ago. Do you know of anything that can help her with the dryness she is experiencing all over?” — Dottie P., Denton, TX
Terry is happy to provide his opinion on diet and nutrition, supplements and lifestyle choices. This information is for educational purposes only. It is not meant to replace the advice of your physician and is not to be considered medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Should you have any concerns please contact your physician directly.
The immune system is a powerful mechanism to fight foreign invasion and to protect our body against bacteria and viruses. The stronger our immune system, the stronger protection against cold and flu. Stress, refined carbohydrates, sugar, soft drinks, grains in general, and excessive alcohol and tobacco compromise the health and strength of our immune system.
I find by supplementing my diet with blackcurrant, elderberry, probiotics, zinc, and selenium that my immune system keeps me healthy. If I ever feel a cold or flu coming on, I would take a formula containing plant oils of ravintsara, bay, laurel, and thyme. Plant oils are very powerful in supporting the immune system and also directly killing bacteria and viruses such as E.coli, salmonella, listeria, herpes I and II and giardia. By supporting the body with formulas of this kind you can sail through winter without the effects or symptoms of a cold or flu.
TODAY'S WORD From Joel and Victoria
Trust Him with Your Dreams
Are you frustrated because a dream isn't happening on your timetable? It's good to be passionate about your dreams, but did you know a dream can become an idol? If that's all you think about and you're not going to be happy unless it happens your way, that's out of balance. The fact is, sometimes you have to put that dream on the altar.
Sometimes we hold on to things so tightly, but when we let them go, that's when God can bring them to pass. If you'll release that frustration and not let it become the center of your attention, that's when God can begin to move. Take that same time and energy to thank God that He's directing your steps and watch how it opens the door for God to give you the desires of your heart.
We have to remember, God already knows what we want and what we are in need of. He's the One who put those desires in us. We shouldn't be consumed with trying to make things happen. Instead, a greater act of faith is to be happy right where you are! Stay open and trust God because He has good plans in store for your future!
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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde
A PRAYER FOR TODAY
"Father, today I release my dreams and desires like a seed falling to the ground. I know that You have a good plan for my future, and I trust that Your plans will unfold in every area of my life in Jesus' name. Amen."