November 1998 Issue
Smart Diet Bolsters Immune System To Fend Off Gate-Crashing Germs
With every breath you take and bite of food you eat, potentially hazardous viruses and bacteria go along for the ride. But the human body doesn't welcome these hitchhikers. It wields an arsenal of defensesthe immune systemto ward off intruders. Herbs as Immune Backup Echinacea and ginseng are the most promising immune-boosting botanicals, according to herbalist Adriane Fugh-Berman, M.D., chair of the National Women's Health Network in Washington D.C.Ginseng
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