“Strengthening the immune system is much more effective in preventing infections than any measures”.

“Strengthening the immune system is much more effective in preventing infections than any measures”. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, we have mainly had to adhere to measures. But why has the immune system not or hardly been in the spotlight? Carla Peeters, PhD in immunology and nutrition & lifestyle expert, also believes that too […]

BEYOND FEAR: Stress and immunity in times of Corona

BEYOND FEAR: Stress and immunity in times of Corona Published in Bloom Magazine 24 June 2020 In Bloom (May), Prof. Dr. Mattias Desmet (UGent) shared his striking insights into the connection between fear and a drastic reduction in immunity. This fear and stress, which in recent years have become increasingly manifest in our society, has […]