Looking to boost your immunity, try a new healthier lifestyle for the new year?
Have you been taking time to focus on your well-being, health, or boost your immunity? Better Health & Market Cafe is a business that aims to help Michiganders live a better, healthier life. The top trends for the new year are immunity-boosting foods, keto diets and a plant-based lifestyle. The experts at Better Health & Market Cafe recommend starting with a good night’s sleep, then moving on to supplements to help your immunity stay strong. The keto diet is meant to burn fat fast, and Better Health offers lots of keto-specific foods to help you along your journey.
How long are you immune after recovering from COVID-19, and is that immunity strong?
Since we’ve only been studying COVID-19 for 11 months, experts can’t project too far when examining how long someone remains immune. It also highlights that over 95% of the population tested had no antibodies, which isn’t promising for any level of herd immunity. READ: Health Department lists Port Huron bar as potential COVID exposure siteAnother new study from the journal Nature Microbiology looked at the antibody response of 65 people with COVID-19. There’s general agreement that the antibody response to COVID-19 is not permanent, but exactly how long it might be protective isn’t completely clear. In fact, a study just released Wednesday afternoon in the journal Science showed stable antibody levels for five months.
New U-M study to examine COVID-19 reinfection risks
ANN ARBOR – A new study at the University of Michigan hopes to learn how much protection is afforded by natural infection with the coronavirus. Researchers leading the Immunity Associated with SARS-CoV-2 study are looking to enroll 5,000 U-M employees, including essential workers, first responders and those who work regularly on campus. The study hopes to examine the immunological response and risk factors to infection. “Maybe you can get infected again, but you don’t really get sick and you don’t shed virus. Results will be sent to participants throughout the study since it will use U-M pathology labs for the majority of serological testing.