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Classic symptom of scurvy is inflamed, swollen and bleeding gums

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(NaturalHealth365) Scurvy is an illness that is brought on by vitamin C deficiency. This condition is most commonly associated with early sailors who went on long sea voyages and didn’t get sufficient amounts of this important nutrient. Centuries ago, the only option for vitamin C was from fruits and vegetables, and sailors were not able to take enough of these ... Read More »

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Proper vitamin C levels reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and poor metabolic function

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), two out of three adults in the United States are overweight or obese – and a staggering 100 million plus have diabetes or prediabetes.  In addition, 15 to 20 percent of Americans over age 65 suffer with mild cognitive impairment (a slight, but noticeable, decline in memory and thinking ... Read More »

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Horseradish contains powerful cancer-fighting compounds, according to NEW research

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(NaturalHealth365) Horseradish is a key flavor in prepared foods such as potato salad, sandwiches and sauces. It can add zest to dips and vegetable dishes. However, research out of the University of Illinois has found eating horseradish can actually help you to inhibit cancer cell growth. How does it work?   This is due to its high content of glucosinolates, which ... Read More »

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The connection between sudden infant death, vaccines and vitamin C

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(Naturalhealth365) Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is defined as the ‘unexplained death’ – usually during sleep – of an infant under a year old. And, although (conventionally speaking) many experts say the cause is ‘a combination of physical and sleep environmental factors,’ others blame this tragic event on the toxicity of vaccines. The peak age for SIDS occurs at a ... Read More »

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Ascorbic acid is a potent antioxidant that fights infection, according to the U.S. government

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(Naturalhealth365) With the rise of “superbugs” such as MRSA, antibiotic resistance has been deemed a public health crisis by the World Health Organization – and claims 23,000 lives a year in the United States alone. Amazingly, the key to defeating this – and other – serious threats to health (including sepsis, pneumonia, drug-resistant tuberculosis and even  cancer) could very well ... Read More »

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Vitamin C deficiency linked to pneumonia

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(Naturalhealth365) For over 70 years, forward-thinking physicians have noted the association between vitamin C deficiency and pneumonia – a serious health condition that claims over 50,000 lives a year. For example, in medical literature written as early as 1936, physicians credited the vitamin with “favorably influencing” outcomes for pneumonia patients. However, the attitude of Western medicine towards high-dose vitamins has ... Read More »

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Higher vitamin C levels improve metabolism and lower the risk of dementia

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(NaturalHealth365) Integrative health experts have long maintained that a vitamin C deficiency can increase the risk of serious conditions such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes. In fact, according to the Environmental Working Group, up to 40 percent of the U.S. population (alone) suffer from inadequate levels of this essential nutrient – which sets the stage for chronic inflammation and ... Read More »

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High vitamin C intake shown to lower risk of coronary heart disease by 66 percent

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(NaturalHealth365)  Why does conventional cardiology ignore the lifesaving health benefits of vitamin C?  Cardiovascular disease, the number one cause of premature death in the United States, claims more lives than all types of cancer.  And, the point is, we can fix this. In reality, it turns out that daily supplementation with a safe and inexpensive vitamin can help provide major ... Read More »

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Study proves: Heart disease is an early form of vitamin C deficiency

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(NaturalHealth365) A groundbreaking study from the Dr. Rath Research Institute of California has found that heart disease is an indicator of vitamin C deficiency and a precursor to malnutrition issues like scurvy. While heart disease has been mainly linked with cholesterol issues, it is now becoming clear that the more important consideration for heart health is your intake and blood ... Read More »

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Low vitamin C levels linked to higher blood levels of lead

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(NaturalHealth365) The benefits of vitamin C are many, and include protection and treatment for cancer, infections, scurvy, hypertension, stroke, heart disease, cataracts, and the common cold.  Not surprisingly, vitamin C strengthens the immune system and helps to heal wounds, control asthma and maintain elasticity of the skin.  But, now, (as if we need another good reason to LOVE vitamin C) ... Read More »

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High dose IV vitamin C cures patient of Zika virus in three days

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(NaturalHealth365) For years, natural health experts have been extolling the ability of high doses of vitamin C to fight disease safely, effectively and naturally. Now, a case study from Puerto Rico – in which a woman infected with the Zika virus recovered practically overnight after being treated with vitamin C – provides strong new evidence for the claim. The Zika ... Read More »

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Vitamin C stops drug addiction with zero withdrawal symptoms

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(NaturalHealth365) Amazing findings related to vitamin C and natural cures for drug addiction show tremendous promise for overcoming addiction to hard drugs such as heroin. A vitamin C deficiency seems to correlate with drug addiction, and administering vitamin C in high doses offers profound healing effects without the negative side effects associated with toxic conventional therapies. Drug addiction to heroin ... Read More »

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