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Stay up to date with the latest statistics and health information. We constantly share new and informative findings in healthcare and nutrition that can positively affect your health – and happiness! Can’t find what you are looking for in our library? Email Dr. Jim for current, up-to-date, best evidence answers! And subscribe to Be Healthy! Be Happy! University to receive our periodic newsletters!

Oct
25
2017

How does the immune system work? What organs make up the Immune System?

The spleen is an abdominal organ and found in the left upper quadrant of the abdominal cavity. The spleen acts as an immune system filter and is not necessary for overall immune system function, however, following removal, infections from pneumonia and meningitis …

Oct
19
2017

How does the immune system work? What cellular components make up the Immune System?

The cellular components of the immune system are manufactured in the bone marrow. Specific bone marrow response and a cell line production depends upon the specific challenges presented to the system …

Oct
16
2017

How does the immune system work? Immune health 101: An introduction to the Immune System.

At the mile-high view, immune system function is divided into innate and acquired immunity …

Oct
10
2017

What is the role of essential fatty acids when it comes to skin?

Lotions and creams formulated with sunflower, evening primrose, and safflower oils are terrific sources for topical application of essential fatty acids.

Oct
06
2017

What are essential fatty acids? What do they do?

The heart, skin and nervous system require omega-3, omega-6, EPA and HDA essential fatty acids to function optimally. Fortunately, foods rich in essential fatty acids …

Oct
02
2017

Skin is incredible! How does skin work?

Skin protects our internal organs and protects us from environmental harms. But wait! That’s not the half of it …