Tag: benefits of vitamin c

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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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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How Vitamin C Aids Cancer Treatment (and Much More)

How Vitamin C Aids Cancer Treatment (and Much More)

| Jan 2, 2017

As we’ve written about before, vitamin C is a highly underestimated medicine. While it’s common knowledge that this essential nutrient will boost the immune system and prevent scurvy, a growing body of research is showing it’s still not given nearly enough credit. Scientists have discovered that most mammals—with the exception of monkeys, guinea pigs, and […]

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