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

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

| Nov 11, 2017

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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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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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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