Category Archives: Vitamins and supplements

Natural sun protection

Are taking a PABA supplement this summer? PABA is Para-AminoBenzioic Acid – what the body uses to pigment for healthy skin and for natural defense against sunburn. Our SAD (Standard American Diet) diets make most people, including children, deficient in … Continue reading

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Iodine is not optional

Every cell in the body requires the trace mineral iodine for healthy function. Even thyroid hormones are put together with iodine plus the amino acid tyrosine. Thyroid hormones set metabolic rates in the body and are needed for cellular activities … Continue reading

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EDTA lowers cancer death risk

Want to lower your cancer death risk while you flush havoc wreaking calcium deposits out of your veins, arteries, and capillaries? There is a supplement called EDTA that will do just this. Taking EDTA can remove lead and excess iron … Continue reading

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Look how big a problem a little magnesium deficiency causes!

You may be a bit surprised to learn that the biggest mineral deficiency in the US is brought on by a lack of magnesium in the diet. Magnesium deficiency usually starts off with little aches and pains and a rundown … Continue reading

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Phosphatidylserine for brain, memory and stress

Phosphatidylserine is an integral part of the cell membranes and is largely responsible for intracellular communication. Phosphatidylserine makes up close to 10% of the lipid content in the cell membrane of neurons. Phosphatidylserine supplements are commonly known as “brain boosters”; “memory … Continue reading

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Iodine deficiency causes eye problems:

The latest research puts eye trouble together with iodine deficiency. They eyes contain some of the most sensitive nerves and muscles in the whole body and troubles in the body often show up in the eyes first. Retinal diseases cause … Continue reading

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Natural sleep aid

Are you having trouble getting to sleep? Does taking melatonin give you a morning “hangover”? Instead of popping a sleeping pill, what you probably really need is ornithine. The amino acid ornithine works naturally to help you sleep through the … Continue reading

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Growing older, sleeping less

As you grow older are you getting more sleepless? Scientists studied how lipoic acid can reset the body’s biological clock-circadian rhythm. Lipoic acid actually helped restore a more normal circadian rhythm in older animals even while it helped with stress … Continue reading

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Zinc is a natural antidepressant

The latest scientific news is that zinc is one of the most important essential elements in nutrition. An adult has up to three grams of zinc in their organs, tissues, bones, fluids, and cells. But, about half of the world’s … Continue reading

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Cat’s Claw for intestinal problems, arthritis, cancer

Cat’s Claw is great for treating ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, leaky bowel syndrome and more as it flushes pathogens and irritants from the gastro-intestinal tract. What else does this amazing herb do? Cat’s Claw defeats inflammation, supports the immune … Continue reading

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30 days to a less fatty liver

Just thirty days on a good supplemental probiotic helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver. A new study published in PLOS ONE brings us one giant step forward in the fight against Non-Alcolohic Fatty Liver Disease, obesity and … Continue reading

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What causes colon polyps?

Colon polyps are merely symptoms of colon problems and are mostly caused by not enough fiber in the diet and eating foods high in trans fats. If you consume a diet of less than 80% raw fruits and veggies, you … Continue reading

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Cinnamon for Parkinson’s Disease

Taking cinnamon supplements can actually reverse the brain changes that happen with Parkinson’s Disease. A recent study published in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology goes so far as to say that cinnamon is one of the safest approaches to halt … Continue reading

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Building your vision naturally

The nutrient lutein is a coloring pigment found in yellow and orange plants and eggs that is a close relative to vitamin A. Lutein is an antioxidant that helps reduce free radical damage – especially in your eyes. Lutein is … Continue reading

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A great product for fixing a broken brain

The supplement vinpocetine is made from the periwinkle plant Vinca minor and is great for maintaining and improving brain health and cognitive function as well as for treating cerebrovascular diseases. Vinpocetine improves brain blood flow and benefits brain cells by … Continue reading

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Vitamin K is for more than just clotting

Do you have a lot of nosebleeds or bruising? The K in vitamin K is for the German word koagulation. Vitamin K1 occurs naturally in plants and Vitamin K2, is manufactured by friendly bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. Vitamin K3 … Continue reading

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Vitamin losers and fakers

Some 100 million Americans are spending over $28 billion on nutritional supplements a year and assuming that these products help them more than harm them. Many of the cheaper vitamins are produced from synthetic and isolated vitamins that lack the … Continue reading

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How to prevent sunburns and skin cancer

Are you ready for some summer fun in the sun? More importantly, is your skin ready for the sun? Para Amino Benzoic Acid (PABA) is an amino acid that helps pigment your skin and prevent sun damage. PABA even helps … Continue reading

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Potassium is not optional

Potassium gives our muscle tissues elasticity. When there is a potassium deficiency, the body cannot make new glycogen for the muscle-building/maintenance/strength/function processes in the body. Most of the body’s glycogen is made in the liver and a deficiency of potassium … Continue reading

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Vitamin C for a healthy liver

For a healthy liver take lots of vitamin C. Vitamin C flushes out fatty liver deposits while helping to detoxify and remove waste by-products, heavy metals and other toxic substances. Vitamin C also neutralizes free radicals and protects cells from … Continue reading

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