Cardio-vascular disease and Live Blood Analysis

Few people were born with high cholesterol levels or high blood pressure. It is an acquired condition.It all starts with a condition Linus Pauling called “sub-clinical Vitamin C deficiency”. One function of Vitamin C is to act as a cofactor in the hydroxylation of lysine and proline in collagen formation. Collagen is a fibrous structural … Continue reading Cardio-vascular disease and Live Blood Analysis

How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic

Source: How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Probiotics are microorganisms that support a healthy gut flora. Available in foods or supplements, probiotics can boost the immune system, support digestive health, and relieve gas, bloating, and abdominal discomfort. If you follow a vegan, vegetarian, or dairy-free diet, there are plenty of … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic

Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects

Source: Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Antioxidants are nutrients that counteract the natural deterioration of cells. Raw, organic fruits and vegetables provide a wide array of antioxidants. Antioxidants are also present in herbs like astragalus root and Tibetan Rhodiola. In recent years, antioxidant … Continue reading Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects

What Is Camu Camu?

Camu camu, or Myrciaria dubia, is a fruit tree native to the Amazonian rain forest. It grows as a small shrub alongside the river and produces berries that resemble cherries. Like many other Amazonian fruits, camu camu has earned quite a bit of interest due to its active compounds, phytochemicals, and amino acids. The best offering … Continue reading What Is Camu Camu?

Is Vitamin C Really as Effective as Exercise?

When it comes to encouraging good health, it’s hard to beat exercise. Hundreds of health benefits are associated with physical activity, ranging from weight loss to mood support. Even if you are eating a 100% organic, raw vegan diet, without exercise you’re missing an integral piece of the puzzle. A recent study presented at the American … Continue reading Is Vitamin C Really as Effective as Exercise?

Quick Superfood Recipes: 4 Ingredient Zucchini Tater Tots

What ingredients come to mind when someone says, “tater tots”? Taters, of course. How about zucchini? No? Well, that’s about to change. This vegan recipe is healthy, gluten-free, and tastes amazing. It only takes four ingredients and you probably have them in your kitchen right now. Zucchini tater tots are healthier and taste way better than … Continue reading Quick Superfood Recipes: 4 Ingredient Zucchini Tater Tots

Vitamin C May Be Beneficial for Asthmatic Children, Study Suggests

Vitamin C is often thought of as a sort of wonder supplement many of us turn to it when we start to feel sick. Whether it’s orange juice to ease a cold, or fizzy tablets as a pre-flight precaution, vitamin C is there when we need it. While it’s also no secret that children can … Continue reading Vitamin C May Be Beneficial for Asthmatic Children, Study Suggests

Best Vitamins and Minerals for Hair Growth

Hair loss and thinning hair is a problem that affects many people. By the age of 35, about 66% of men will experience some type of hair loss or thinning. By their mid-50s, about 85% of men will have lost a significant amount of hair.[1]Although it’s talked about less, hair loss affects women as well; … Continue reading Best Vitamins and Minerals for Hair Growth

What Are Micronutrients? A Review of Essential Nutrients

    Micronutrients are the vitamins and minerals required by your body. Unlike macronutrients, you only need minuscule amounts of micronutrients to maintain good health. Micronutrients are essential to the production of enzymes, hormones, proteins, and other products created by your body. Some micronutrients have a specialized role, while others fulfil a broad range of … Continue reading What Are Micronutrients? A Review of Essential Nutrients

Health Benefits of Vitamin C and Best Natural Sources

Vitamin C is an antioxidant present in many fruits and vegetables.[1] Also known as L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C has a wide variety of uses in the body. It supports normal growth and development and helps the body repair damaged tissue.[2, 3] Vitamin C also assists in the production of collagen, a protein that’s necessary for … Continue reading Health Benefits of Vitamin C and Best Natural Sources