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An Essential Guide to Vitamins

An Essential Guide to Vitamins

| May 24, 2018

We write a lot about vitamins, because we recognize the primary role they play in the maintenance of optimal health. Vitamin deficiency is a risk factor that underlies the vast majority of ailments and health conditions—and thus, a growing body of research demonstrates that vigilant monitoring of vitamin intake can help successfully prevent or even […]

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Warning: Do NOT Take D3 without Vitamin K2

Warning: Do NOT Take D3 without Vitamin K2

| Jan 15, 2018

In recent years, it has become abundantly clear that vitamin D is an essential (and seriously healing) nutrient. We’ve come a long way from the belief that its only use is to prevent rickets and other bone disorders. We now know that bone support is just one of its myriad benefits, and that vitamin D […]

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How Vitamin C Fights Cancer and Improves Survival Rates

How Vitamin C Fights Cancer and Improves Survival Rates

| Dec 6, 2017

  It’s no secret that mainstream oncology is in desperate need of new treatment strategies. Cancer is now the second leading cause of death in the United States. In this year’s “Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer,” analysts warned that while overall cancer mortality rates have decreased, our progress is “very […]

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How Vitamin C Fights Heartburn and Stomach Ulcers

How Vitamin C Fights Heartburn and Stomach Ulcers

| Dec 2, 2017

It’s estimated that up to 70 million Americans suffer from digestive diseases. A full 25 million will experience a gastic ulcer at some point in their lives, and over 60 million (that’s 20% of the entire U.S. population) experiences acid reflux symptoms at least once weekly.[1] And the worst part? The incidence of chronic digestive […]

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Are Your Wrinkles a Sign of Vitamin C Deficiency?

Are Your Wrinkles a Sign of Vitamin C Deficiency?

| Nov 15, 2017

  We’ve written at length in the past about the wonders of vitamin C. This super-nutrient is making big waves in the medical community; even mainstream medicine is beginning to acknowledge that it’s capable of much more than preventing scurvy. In fact, it’s becoming clear that vitamin C plays a central role in the body’s […]

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Vitamin C Provides Powerful, Immediate Stress Relief

Vitamin C Provides Powerful, Immediate Stress Relief

| Nov 6, 2017

Vitamin C is making a serious comeback. As we’ve discussed in past articles, researchers of the early to mid 20th century became obsessed with the seemingly miraculous healing capacities of high-dose ascorbic acid (the technical name for vitamin C). The work of these pioneers was largely shunned by the mainstream medical community, however, and vitamin […]

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Do You Have a Vitamin C Deficiency?

Do You Have a Vitamin C Deficiency?

| Nov 1, 2017

  Of all the nutrient deficiencies discussed, vitamin C is certainly not the most common. It’s almost invariably associated with scurvy, a condition characterized by mood imbalance, connective tissue defects, rashes, impaired wound healing, and even internal bleeding. Scurvy occurs in circumstances of dire malnutrition—such conditions are still endured in developing countries, and sailors historically […]

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Combat Rheumatoid Arthritis with Vitamin K2

Combat Rheumatoid Arthritis with Vitamin K2

| Oct 3, 2017

  A surprising number of debilitating health conditions can be traced back to nutrient deficiency. In past articles, we’ve covered some of the deficiencies that can cause major issues if not addressed, such as insufficient vitamin D, magnesium, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin B12. Even deficiencies in underestimated minerals like sulfur and iodine can quickly […]

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Optimal Vitamin D Levels Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Optimal Vitamin D Levels Help Prevent Skin Cancer

| Sep 14, 2017

For most of our lives, we’ve been told the same story when it comes to sun exposure and cancer risk: the sun is dangerous and cancer-causing, so slather on that sunscreen and avoid harmful UV rays whenever possible. There’s certainly at least some truth to this belief. Sun overexposure can damage the skin, and the […]

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Vitamin C Is Literally a Lifesaver for Patients with Sepsis

Vitamin C Is Literally a Lifesaver for Patients with Sepsis

| Aug 2, 2017

For all its wonders, modern medicine still has its limitations—perhaps even more than we usually like to admit. Serious infections provide a window of insight into these limitations; one glance at medical statistics is enough to remind us that even our most powerful antibiotics and most cutting-edge interventions are sometimes helpless in the face of […]

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