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Vitamin C

When you seek help for a problem, it’s good to have already tried the basics (like turning it off and on again). For health problems (both physical and mental), start with the health basics, like nutrition, sleep, and exercise. Here’s a good example: Vitamin C seems pretty common. If you have a truly healthy diet, […]

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Fight Off Sore Throats

November 4, 2016

Whether it’s secondary to cold, flu, or allergies, or an infection all on its own, there’s lots you can do to soothe a sore throat. Don’t let it simmer and irritate you, or worse, spread down further into your respiratory tract. At the first tingle, take action. If you have another illness causing congestion and […]

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Supporting Your Diet

March 16, 2016

Once upon a time, humans were able to make their own Vitamin C, similarly to how we now make Vitamin D. As we added more Vitamin C to our diets through fruit and other sources, the gene that was responsible for Vitamin C production (and only Vitamin C production) turned off—our body no longer needed […]

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A study out of CU Boulder has shown that if you have trouble exercising (or just exercising regularly), there’s one vitamin you really, really need in order to support your heart health: Vitamin C. Like exercise, Vitamin C reduces endothelin-1 activity (in other words, exercise and Vitamin C both keep small blood vessels from constricting). […]

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Get Tropical This Winter

October 28, 2014

Give your health a boost this winter with a nutritional punch from pineapple. Pineapple is a natural, dietary way to boost your immune system, fight inflammation, and even fight coughs, congestion, and parasites! Bromelain is abundant in pineapple, and it’s the main reason for it’s health benefits. The best way to get it is to […]

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