Much of chronic disease and aging has to do with inflammatory issues. The more we can decrease these inflammatory markers, the healthier we may be. Mindfulness seems to have a big effect on inflammation.
Exercising, getting outside, eating healthy, maintaining a regular sleep schedule, and staying connected are evidence-based strategies we can use to manage stress and anxiety.
All health begins in the gut. It’s really hard to be healthy everywhere else. If you’re not healthy in your gut, it’s hard to be healthy period.
There are things that you can do through diet and through lifestyle to really turbo-charge your immune system. Nutritionally, the high point is focusing on whole food, plant-based eating.