04:11 When you’re a tiny baby, there’s a big gland right here, right in your chest. It kind of shrinks as you get older. This is called your thymus. The way to look at the thymus is a bootcamp for your immune system, particularly the t cells, t cells, thymus t thymus starts with t hence the t cells. So in this bootcamp, the little immunoglobulins, the little soldiers are taught to distinguish self from nonself.
07:21 What actually starts in Mama’s belly? So her immune system is very important in protecting the baby, but the baby also starts developing an immune system in those early stages of growth. Now there’s an event that occurs that is very important for the child’s long term health at an immunological processes and that is a vaginal delivery. And what I mean by that, when the child passes through the vaginal canal to be brought into the world, he or she is exposed to all sorts of things that generate and start the whole gut microbiome. So part of a child’s immunity starts with fashion delivery.
13:19 So that being said, let’s dive right into the primary ways. I want you to help your kids stay healthy. They are in no particular order of importance, diet, movement, stress control, and lymphatic flow.
15:32 but processed foods, really try your best to avoid it.
16:56 Try to avoid refined sugar, high fructose corn syrup, evaporated cane juice, all those things obviously changed a inflammation in your body and change your immune response.
17:50 Other than dairy, you should probably just not drink anything but water, uh, or anything that has calories in it. Try to avoid your trans fats. And that kinds of brings us to avoiding fast foods.
19:23 Your fruits, try to get your whole fruits unsweetened. Frozen fruits are fine. Seasonal fruits, check those out. Your berry class probably your best because it has higher fiber and the compared to the sugar.
19:49 focus on some non gluten based starches such potato flour, amaranth, tapioca buckwheat, brown rice.
20:36 those CO2 infusers into the carbonates into water. You can carbonate any drink, add a little lemon juice, fresh fruit juice to it.
21:33 If God made it, eat it. If man made it, don’t. It really is that simple.
21:43 Movement is so important. Now, moving gets a lot. We hear a lot on movement and exercise when it comes to weight loss when it comes to cardio respiratory health. But what we forget is movement also is key and vital to the immune system. It stimulates the immune system, sweat removes toxins. The more you can get your kids to move, the better off they are and the less likely to get sick.
22:53 The next thing we want to talk about for your kids to say healthy is stress control.
22:39 Actually, prednisone was based on cortisol. The drug that suppresses your immune system, so people that are alone, term prednisone have lower immune systems. If you’re high stress all the time, you have a lower immune system,
24:57 so get yourself a soft tissue brush, a bristle brush, and do small circular motions towards that thoracic duct, towards the upper left side of your chest, up the arms, both legs back. When you get to the belly, mom, if you’re doing it on your child’s, do a clockwise so you’re getting the bowels the direction they move. If the child’s going to do it for themselves, have them do it counterclockwise again, just so the bowels move so important, increase lymph flow.
25:27 Another way to do it as massage, give each other massages.
25:58 We intuitively we consider a fever, anything greater than 98.6, so normal degrees, but in the medical world, it’s not a fever, quote-unquote, until it gets to a 100.4 F. That’s 38 degrees Celsius. Now fevers aren’t necessarily bad. Most fears are beneficial. They don’t cause problems and they help the body fight infections.
I think that sums up the keep your kids healthy podcast for RecoverMe medicine today. Hopefully, you got some benefit out of it. Understand that the approach we take with RecoverMe and medicine is to meet you where you are. I can’t control your stressors. I can’t control how often your kids get sneezed on at school, but we can help their bodies recover from a better by adhering to some of the lifestyle changes, suggestions that I’ve made in today’s podcast. Remember to check out my website, drwilley.com for all sorts of information.