Tag: vitamin C

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 Mold Sickness Destroys Your Health (And How to Protect Yourself)

How Mold Sickness Destroys Your Health (And How to Protect Yourself)

| Jan 23, 2016

We’ve written in the past about the manmade toxins that litter our homes: toxic furniture, bedding, clothing, cleaning products, and more. Environmental air pollution gets a lot of attention, but according to the EPA, the air inside our homes is two to five times more polluted on average—and in some cases up to 100 times […]

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7 Dietary Tips for Stopping Hair Loss

7 Dietary Tips for Stopping Hair Loss

| Nov 13, 2015

Much to our dismay, hair loss is a fairly natural part of growing old. This doesn’t mean that it has to be inevitable, though. We’ve come a long way since the days of passively accepting the downturns of old age. Mounting evidence now demonstrates that lifestyle can play a profound role in slowing down the […]

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New Study: Vitamin C Is As Heart-Healthy As Exercise

New Study: Vitamin C Is As Heart-Healthy As Exercise

| Oct 18, 2015

While checking out at a local coop recently, we noticed a worrying headline on the cover of a popular health magazine: “Just To Be Safe, Avoid Taking Vitamins.” This sentence pretty perfectly sums up the air of paranoia and skepticism that surrounds the vitamin and supplement culture. Contamination scares, dubious studies depicting the supposed uselessness […]

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The Incredible Untapped Potential of Vitamin C

The Incredible Untapped Potential of Vitamin C

| Aug 18, 2015

Vitamin C just might be a miracle cure that’s hidden in plain sight. Surely, you’ve heard that this humble vitamin makes a great addition to any daily supplement regimen. You’re probably aware that it can help boost the immune system, and that it’s one of the most healthful components in many fruits. But did you […]

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Pineal Gland: Your Brain’s Built-In Detox System

Pineal Gland: Your Brain’s Built-In Detox System

| Aug 7, 2015

The importance of the pineal gland has been acknowledged for many millennia. For nearly every ancient civilization throughout the world, it occupied a prominent position not only in their systems of anatomy and medicine, but also their systems of philosophy, cosmology, and spirituality. While Western science looks upon this vital gland as simply another part […]

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How to Detox Without Even Trying

How to Detox Without Even Trying

| Aug 5, 2015

Despite its growing popularity, detoxing is still commonly associated with relatively fringe health circles. It usually entails the use of “cleanses,” “fasts,” or other extended practices intended to catalyze a massive release of toxins all at once. These practices also usually require a good deal of time, energy, knowledge, and discipline to do safely and […]

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Death by Prescription Pad: Can We Survive in a Post-Antibiotic World?

Death by Prescription Pad: Can We Survive in a Post-Antibiotic World?

| Jun 26, 2015

I don’t know about you, but personally, I find horror stories and thrillers about disease epidemics to be some of the most terrifying of all. The only book I’ve ever abandoned halfway through because of excessive fright was one by Richard Preston, who specializes in chilling tales surrounding infectious disease and bioterrorism. Perhaps these stories […]

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