Jan. 27, 2021

How to Optimize Your Immune System

How to Optimize Your Immune System

Our guest is Clinical Nutritionist Marie Ruggles, author of "Optimize Your Immune System: Create Health and Resilience with a Kitchen Pharmacy."


In this episode, we’re joined by Clinical Nutritionist, Marie Ruggles. She is the author of the book Optimize Your Immune System: Create Health and Resilience with a Kitchen Pharmacy. She explains how to make a food-as-medicine pharmacy accessible to everyone, no matter your budget. 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • About the three phases of immune support
  • The first steps to take if you think you've been exposed to a sick person 
  • What a "kitchen pharmacy" is and how to build one
  • What you should be eating or drinking every day to boost your immune system
  • How long it takes to boost your immune system naturally 
  • How to boost your immunity without busting your budget

Resources:

Book: Optimize Your Immune System: Create Health and Resilience with a Kitchen Pharmacy

Guest Website

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Marie Ruggles, RD, CN, CDE

Clinical Nutritionist

Marie Ruggles, MS, RD, CN, CDE, is a Clinical Nutritionist, Registered Dietician, and Certified Diabetes Educator with a Master's Degree from Columbia University in Nutrition and Public Health, where she started her career in research forty years ago. She then began working in public health, translating the wisdom of science into simple action steps for managing chronic disease and maximizing wellness.