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immune system

A network of cells and organs that defends the body against attacks by foreign invaders, such as bacteria and viruses.

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The cold and flu season has begun and the importance of good nutrition when it comes to your immune system can’t be underestimated. No one food will magically fend off the flu, but certain nutrients take the lead in helping…


The prevention or treatment of disease using substances that alter the immune system’s response. This is a type of biological therapy.


Part of the body’s immune system. Antibodies are proteins made by the blood in response to an invader (antigen) in the body. They help protect against viruses, bacteria and other foreign substances.

lymphatic system

A network of capillaries ducts and nodes that removes excess fluid from tissues, absorbs fatty acids and transports fat, and produces immune cells….