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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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Yogurt: Healthy or Health Scam?

Yogurt: Healthy or Health Scam?

| Oct 28, 2017

  The modern food industry is a well-oiled machine with many talents—it’s particularly adept at creating scalable, beautifully presented, and delicious products. One trick it hasn’t mastered, though, is making healthy products. This is mainly because high-quality, preservative-free foods don’t come cheap, so large manufacturers tend to stick to lower-quality varieties and stuff them full […]

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Lemon Essential Oil for Your Health and Home

Lemon Essential Oil for Your Health and Home

| Sep 12, 2017

We’ve written before about the amazing health benefits of essential oils. You could hardly ask for a more perfect medicine: essential oils are literally the distilled essence of a medicinal (and usually wonderfully fragrant) plant. The ancient art of distillation (which has been practiced for at least 5500 years and counting) delivers a potent and […]

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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 Nitric Oxide Prevents Heart Disease & Eases Aging

How Nitric Oxide Prevents Heart Disease & Eases Aging

| Jun 9, 2017

Cardiovascular health is a subject of intense complexity, and it has provided medical researchers with more than a few surprises over the years. One prominent example is a breakthrough that occurred in 1987. By this point in history, it had become abundantly clear that heart disease is a grave health issue that must be addressed. […]

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Goji Berries: World’s Healthiest Fruits

Goji Berries: World’s Healthiest Fruits

| May 26, 2017

If you’ve been hip to superfoods for any length of time, you’ve probably come across goji berries—arguably one of the first far-flung foods that gave superfoods their exotic reputation. They certainly have all the trappings of an exotic health food: they have featured prominently in Chinese medicine for over 2,000 years, and have long been […]

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The Real Reason Why Sugar Is Dangerous

The Real Reason Why Sugar Is Dangerous

| Apr 25, 2017

It’s no secret that sugar can be hazardous to your health. While glucose plays an essential role in energy metabolism and shouldn’t be shunned entirely, the results of sugar overconsumption are clear. Including a reasonable amount of natural sugar sources (such as fruits, juices, honey, sugary vegetables like carrots and beets) is perfectly healthful for […]

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Horseradish: A Natural Solution for Pain and Disease

Horseradish: A Natural Solution for Pain and Disease

| Apr 16, 2017

It’s becoming increasingly obvious just how healing food can be. Nutrition still plays a woefully tiny role in mainstream medicine, but doctors can no longer ignore its primary importance. All the evidence points to one simple conclusion: poor diet and lifestyle choices lead to sickness, and the solution is to make better choices, not to […]

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Drink Lemon Juice for a Total Body Cleanse

Drink Lemon Juice for a Total Body Cleanse

| Apr 7, 2017

Detoxing and cleansing certainly isn’t a new idea in the natural health community. It’s an evergreen health trend, and for good reason—given the loads of modern toxins our bodies have to deal with on a daily basis, keeping things running smoothly and cleanly is especially important. Unfortunately, though, detoxification practices and rituals are often painted […]

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