White and red blood cells are produced in the spongy tissue called bone marrow. Bone marrow which is high in nutrients is crucial for a properly functioning immune system. The immune system is even in your nose where the hair helps to capture bacteria and other disease-causing microorganisms before they can get into the bloodstream and cause disease.
B cells and T cells are the main kinds of lymphocytes that attack foreign cells. B cells produce antibodies to diseases and send messages to the T cells, which regulate the body’s immune response. T cells also destroy diseased cells.
Other parts of the immune system (some of which have previously been considered “useless” organs and have been indiscriminately removed) are the appendix, the tonsils and the spleen.
Many of our present-day common diseases are the result of poor immune response and a compromised immune system. In order to prevent these diseases, even the common cold, and be naturally healthy, we need to boost our immune systems and provide the nourishment needed to fight infection and disease.
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