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Boost Your Immunity With The Mighty Mushroom
By Jessica Justh
Far more than just a culinary delight, mushrooms are one of nature's best defenses for boosting your immunity this winter.
Mushrooms for Immunity

For more than 3,000 years, over a dozen varieties of the mighty fungus have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for varied purposes such as increasing immunity, strengthening the lungs and serving as a vital component of several forms of cancer therapy. If you're looking to add some mycelium nutraceuticals to your cold and flu season arsenal, here are the top varieties to look for.

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Best Supplements Before, During, and After Exercise
By Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD

Taking 15 to 25 grams of creatine daily for five or six days can improve performance.

WorkoutRegular exercise is a cornerstone of good health. Without it, our bodies don't function properly and we become more susceptible to chronic diseases, including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, and some types of cancer.

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Pump Up Your Immune System
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Immune SystemIt's true that you are what you eat, but your health is also a reflection of what you do. That's why making healthy lifestyle choices can drastically affect your ability to keep illness at bay.

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How to Pick Your Protein Supplement
By Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD

Our protein supplement guide will help you excel on the court, in the gym, or on the road.

Protein PowderIf you take your workouts seriously, nutrition should be top of mind too. Protein is a great place to start, and focusing on getting the right types of protein, in the right amounts, and at the right times is key.

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Featured Recipe:
Mushroom & Barley Soup

Mushroom & Barley Soup

To cut the cooking time in half, soak the barley overnight when planning for this healthy soup.


  • 1 1/2 cups pearled barley, soaked in 4 cups filtered water overnight, drained, and rinsed
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 ribs celery, cut into 1/2" pieces
  • 2 carrots, scrubbed or peeled, sliced in half lengthwise and cut into 1/2" pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 cups of filtered water
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a medium-large stockpot, place the drained barley, onion, celery, carrots, and mushrooms. Add the stock and 2 cups of filtered water. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 45 to 50 minutes, or until the barley is completely cooked and thickened.
  • Season to taste with sea salt. Add more water or stock if the soup is too thick for your liking.
Nutrition Facts
   Calories from Fat 33 (11%)  
Total Fat4g (6%)
   Saturated Fat 1g (4%)
   Polyunsaturated Fat 2g  
   Monounsaturated Fat 1g  
Cholesterol 2mg (1%)
Sodium 1172mg (49%)
Potassium 652mg (19%)
Total Carbohydrate 56g  
   Dietary Fiber 11g (46%)
   Sugars 3g  
   Sugar Alcohols 0g  
Protein 10g (21%)
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.
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