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What is vitamin C good for?

Vitamin C is critical for healthy teeth & gums and is totally necessary for the proper functioning of your immune system. Muscle aches, joint pain? Vitamin C is also required for the production of healthy collagen and for strong ligaments. … Continue reading

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Orange you glad you read this?

Back in 1753, James Lind showed how to prevent and cure scurvy with citrus fruits containing vitamin C. Did anyone listen to the man? Took a while as unfortunately, another 100,000 British Navy sailors succumbed from scurvy until all the … Continue reading

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Yet another bad food additive

Sodium benzoate is a food additive used to preserve foods and drinks. Many studies, including a damning 2007 Lancet study, link sodium benzoate with increased hyperactivity. Did you know that sodium benzoate in soft drinks or other food with added … Continue reading

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A natural cancer tumor killer

Vitamin C is a very potent cancer killer. Cancer cells lack the required enzyme, catalase that breaks down hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen. Furthermore, vitamin C requires catalase to assimilate inside of cells. Cancer cells thrive on sugar and … Continue reading

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Cholesterol pill pushers

Literally millions of people take statin drugs every day. What do they get? Almost all side effects and little, if any, benefit. Lowering cholesterol artificially with statin drugs has NOT reduced the number of heart attacks in men or women. … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 09/25/13

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One great herb!

Hibiscus leaves are an antioxidant-rich addition to hot tea, natural medicines, shampoos, conditioners, skin softeners and other products. The hibiscus plant is used to treat hair loss, dandruff, cold, cough, flu, fever, reducing hot flashes, treating tuberculosis, relieving everyday stress, … Continue reading

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Zeal for life ~ or is it

My mixed feelings about Zeal: I am of the belief that there is no great product out there for the scoop-a-drink market. For Zeal I found that each serving of 1 scoop has about 7 teaspoons of sugar and 2grams … Continue reading

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) only happens in industrialized societies. SIDS is unknown in populations eating largely vegetarian diets, living in less-toxified environments, not drinking rat poison (oops, I meant fluoridated water) or chlorine, and not given inoculations. Dr. William … Continue reading

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Aspirin – the anti-nutrient

Aspirin is an anti-nutrient! Aspirin depletes the body of folate, iron, potassium, sodium, and vitamin C. Millions of people already take daily aspirin due to some doctors’ bad advice and Big Pharma propaganda that says daily aspirin will prevent heart … Continue reading

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Energy drink liars

Anyone out there drinking Advocare Spark? You know, the healthier energy drink with the misleading motto “we build champions”? Advocare Spark is horrible stuff but still calls itself “the most nutritionally advanced energy drink on the market”! This is a … Continue reading

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Organic vs conventional tomatoes

Should we spend extra money to buy organic tomatoes? Heck yes! Not only are the pesticide loads on our bodies reduce by eating organic, but tomatoes that are organically grown pack more vitamin C than the conventional tomatoes. But don’t … Continue reading

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Vitamin C for the BP

From the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: Vitamin C supplements lower high blood pressure! Studies in 29 trials over 8 week durations now prove that increased vitamin C intake is associated with lower BP readings – with a median dose … Continue reading

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A kick in the ole testosterone

Statins – one of the most common prescription drugs –can double your risk of low testosterone levels, leading to a rapid decline in sexual performance. Statins tell the pituitary gland that the body doesn’t need any more testosterone, effectively shutting … Continue reading

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Deep doo-doo

The #1 GMO crop in America is corn – making corn products #1 to avoid. This includes high fructose corn syrup added to just about everything from applesauce to drugs and vitamins. Even a bulk of our vitamin C is … Continue reading

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Memories: Not what we thought they were…

Where are memories stored? Our memories are not conveniently stored in one isolated area of the brain, but are scattered throughout every cell of the whole body. Our cells are in constant communication with each another, and part of that … Continue reading

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