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Nerdles: Dr. Oz 4-Step Plan to Boost Your Immunity

Watch Dr. Susan Blum on The Dr. Oz Show to learn how to tap your body’s natural disease-fighting power by taking oregano, eating cruciferous vegetables and avoiding sugar and gluten.

“The author of The Immune System Recovery Plan tells us that sugar and gluten in bread destroys our immune system. To boost our immunity, she advises us to:

  • Take oregano thrice a day.
  • Eat cruciferous vegetables
  • Take milk thistle”

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Posted on Tune In to Health promotes Dr. Susan Blum’s guest segment on the Dr. Oz show this Monday, July 15th.

“The daytime doc will chat with Blum about her new book, ‘The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4-Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease,’ which discusses using food as medicine, fixing your stress hormones, detoxing your liver and more. Something for every ailment, it seems, so make sure to tune in Monday.”

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The Life Delicious: The Immune System Recovery Plan Book Review

“The Life Delicious: The Lifestyle Bulletin for Body, Mind, and Soul” reviews Dr. Susan Blum’s book, The Immune System Recovery Plan.

“Here’s a list of dietary changes I’m implementing after reading this book:

  1. Eat more cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and bok choy, as well as dark leafy greens like kale, chard, collards and spinach
  2. Get creative with salads – try adding different kinds of beans, nuts and seeds
  3. Get creative with porridge – add ground flax, chia, cinnamon, coconut oil, sunflower seeds, chopped Brazil nuts, and chopped apple”

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Business Insider Australia: 5 Signs That Your Body Is Starving For Vitamins

Lack of proper vitamins may not necessarily cause disease, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t harming your body. There are many ways our bodies communicate vitamin deficiency, and Dr. Susan Blum shares with Business Insider Australia five signs we can identify.

“You may not get a disease, but you can end up with impaired functioning, because vitamins are cofactors for all the biochemical reactions in the body. We need them in order to function properly.”

Discover the five signs our body can send, here:

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Spry: Are Stress Hormones Sabotaging Your Diet?

There are certain situations where stress can be a good thing, but often it is not and can wreak havoc on your immune system. Dr. Susan Blum talks to Spry about how we can recognize and break bad stress patterns.

“We remember things that happened and dwell on them and worry about the future,” says Blum, founder and director of the Blum Center for Health in Rye, New York. “We get stuck in a chronic stress pattern.”

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HuffPost Women: Doctors Spill The ‘Embarrassing’ Women’s Health Questions I Hear Time And Again

Dr. Blum talks to HuffPost Women about ’embarrassing’ health questions, and why they are so important to ask:

“Dr. Susan Blum, founder of the Blum Center for Health in Rye Brook, N.Y., and the author of ‘The Immune System Recovery Plan,’ said that the most common issue her female patients struggle with is low sex drive. ‘Most of the time, it comes up when we talk about their family … or when we talk about their hormones,’ Blum told HuffPost.

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Q by Equinox: Veganism’s Surprising Skin Effects

A vegan diet, if not supplemented correctly, can cause surprising and unwelcome effects on the skin. The issue arises with a lack of protein.

“‘A lot of people eliminate meat and animal products in an effort to be healthier, but you really have to know how to eat right to make being a vegan work for you,’ says Susan Blum, MD, MPH, a functional medicine specialist.”

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Simon & Schuster’s Tips on Healthy Living: Why You Need to Clean Your Gut, Now

The power of a healthy gut, while known by those in the field of functional medicine for many years, is just now coming to light for many people as well as doctors and dieticians. Dr. Susan Blum explains in an interview the health benefits of cleaning your gut, and why doing so can reduce and possibly eliminate many health issues you may be facing.

“The importance of a healthy gut has become news in the last decade. While those of us in functional medicine have known this for longer, recent studies have shown the medical community conclusive evidence that the health of the gut has the power to drive inflammation throughout the body—certainly for autoimmune diseases, but also for other inflammatory conditions like osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia.”

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Yahoo! Shine: Why You Need to Clean Your Gut, Now

In an interview with Yahoo! Shine, Dr. Susan Blum shares insight into the four-step program she used to treat her own serious autoimmune condition and help countless patients reverse their symptoms, heal their immune systems, and prevent future illness.

“We need to shift our thinking away from calories to the idea that food has function, and we need to choose our food based on the information it brings into the body.”

Read the interview in its entirety, here:

Posted on 5 weird signs you’re vitamin-deficient

There are many ways your body tells you that you are vitamin deficient. You can recognize the signs, and Dr. Susan Blum of Blum Center for Health can show you how.

“With today’s diet of processed foods, it’s easy to become vitamin-deficient, either by not eating enough of the right foods or not absorbing them properly due to digestive issues,” says Dr. Susan Blum, the founder of the Blum Center for Health and the author of the new book The Immune System Recovery Plan.”

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