Vitamin C Benefits

Vitamin C deficiency accelerates bone loss


(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin C is well known as a powerful antioxidant and valuable weapon against cancer and other disease. But this versatile vitamin can also prevent bone loss by preventing oxidative stress that destroys bone structure. Bone loss, known as osteoporosis, strikes older adults and can have devastating effects on mobility and quality of life. By supplementing with vitamin C, and ... Read More »

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Vitamin C reduces risk of death from breast cancer


(NaturalHealth365) Women with breast cancer can expect that higher intakes of vitamin C may help them in their fight for survival. Whether from food sources or supplements, the research findings by Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet published in the European Journal of Cancer found higher intakes of vitamin C improved survival rates among breast cancer patients. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, ... Read More »

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Vitamin C revealed as effective as exercise for treating obese people


(NaturalHealth365) Overweight and obese adults are advised to exercise on a daily basis for improved health. However, about one-third of the population are not physically active – and that figure may be grossly underestimated. Poor dietary habits and a lack of exercise greatly increase the risk of blood vessel constriction – which is often increased in overweight and obese adults ... Read More »

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New study: Vitamin C kills ‘untreatable’ cancer cells


(NaturalHealth365) Findings from a new study offer further evidence of the cancer-fighting properties of vitamin C. This time, research shows the powerful antioxidant may be effective in combating a class of cancerous tumors – including colorectal cancer cells – that can be particularly difficult to treat by conventional means. Findings of the study, which showed the vitamin was effective in ... Read More »

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Vitamin C shown to reduce flu and cold symptoms by 85 percent


(NaturalHealth365) Every year, millions of people heed the barrage of dire warnings about the flu and make their annual pilgrimage to a local clinic, pharmacy or community center to become inoculated against seasonal influenza. By the time winter begins to fade a few months later, over half the U.S. population will have received a flu vaccine. Yet, many will still ... Read More »

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Antibiotic resistance makes vitamin C more important than ever


(NaturalHealth365) Each year, in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic-resistance bacteria – 23,000 of them are fatal. This development of drug-resistant bacterial infections can be traced to the overuse of antibiotics leading to antibiotic resistance. However, with an estimated 200 million-plus antibiotic prescriptions written every year in the U.S., this very real threat of ... Read More »

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Vitamin C protects against liver injury caused by MSG


(NaturalHealth365) There are many reasons to avoid consuming monosodium glutamate (MSG). This “flavor-enhancing” food additive MSG is a known neurotoxin, yet is liberally added to a slew of processed foods, meats and restaurant meals. From headache to chest pain, there is a long list of MSG side effects. But one of the most serious health risks linked to consumption of ... Read More »

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Vitamin C eradicates sudden infant death syndrome


(NaturalHealth365) For generations, the medical profession has told grieving parents that the sudden death of their infant was simply unexplainable and vastly unpreventable. Told there was nothing that could have been done to avoid the tragedy, new parents were left with empty hearts and empty answers. Sadly, between 2,500 and 4,500 infants in the U.S. fall victim each year to ... Read More »

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Learn how vitamin C therapy neutralizes toxins


(NaturalHealth365) Some of the most serious health concerns to plague American society could be slowed, or even cured, with one well-known, natural nutrient. Research by renowned scientists across the years has produced solid evidence that vitamin C has significant powers when it comes to ridding the body of toxins and improving health. Unfortunately, the medical community was built on costly, ... Read More »

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Vitamin C deficiency wreaks havoc on thyroid function


(NaturalHealth365) With an estimated 30 million Americans having some form of thyroid disease, solutions are necessary as impaired thyroid function can lead to other chronic diseases if not treated. Because the thyroid is a hormone-producing gland that regulates the body’s metabolism, it also affects critical body functions. Keep in mind, the rate at which your body produces energy from oxygen ... Read More »

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Natural ways to protect against sun damage

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(NaturalHealth365) Each year over 5 million people are treated for skin cancer, a health concern easy enough to prevent with minimal intervention. While there are safe vitamin-D synthesizing periods to spend in the sun, beyond that, safe sun protection is a must. So, let’s get to some ‘tasty’ ways to avoid sun damage. You can literally eat your way to ... Read More »

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New research: Vitamin C benefits patients with heart disease and diabetes

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(NaturalHealth365) The exciting benefits of vitamin C continue to be uncovered. Recent research suggests this super vitamin could slow the effects of two of the most common diseases to crop up during the aging process today: heart disease and diabetes. Daniel Chong, a licensed naturopathic physician, recently shed light on the combined results of trials looking at the effects of ... Read More »

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