How vitamin D Is Important in Breast Cancer Prevention

It’s no exaggeration to say that a breast cancer diagnosis is terrifying. The number of cases worldwide has more than doubled since 1980, and most of us know at least one woman whose life was forever changed by this sinister disease.

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Extremely Important: Fluoride Treatment – 5 Ways to Detox Fluoride

It should be outrageous to think that the very water we drink is poisoned—but the water actually is. Although calcium fluoride is found naturally in underground and ocean water, the sodium fluoride added to the public water supply is virtually toxic, a wolf in the sheep’s garb of improved dental health. Continue reading

Important Vitamin Safety Information

No in-depth look at a nutrient is complete without considering proper dosage, safety and drug interactions.

For those who can’t absorb vitamin B12 from food, or who have pernicious anemia, doses that range from 300 to 2,000 micrograms (µg) a day have been used. To lower homocysteine levels, a vitamin B12 dose of 500 µg in combination with 0.5 to 5 mg (milligrams) of folic acid and 16.5 mg pyridoxine Continue reading

Important Vitamin Safety Tips

Vitamin C information everybody needs to consider whether you take a prescription drug or a natural supplement. I’m talking about dosage and safety notes.

Various dosages of vitamin C have been used depending on the purpose:

  • Treating common colds: One to three grams (g) a day
  • Preventing common colds: 600-1,000 milligrams (mg) a day
  • Preventing sunburn: Two grams of vitamin C together with vitamin E (1,000 international units [IU])
  • Preventing hardening of the artery: Slow-release vitamin C 250 mg plus 136 IU of vitamin E twice a day

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Why Eating Colorful Is Important This Flu Season

Forget treating the flu or shortening its duration; the best approach is flu prevention itself. For this, dietary measures are in order. A recent study uncovered a pattern of nutritious eating, and a bounty of health secrets for avoiding the flu in the coming months.

Most people report catching a cold or flu every year. And more than 30% say they’ll make lifestyle changes to avoid catching one next year. Still, 40% of Americans don’t plan to take what is arguably the easiest and tastiest step to help potentially prevent such viral illness: eat more fruits and vegetables.

A national report, “America’s Phytonutrient Report: Immune Health by Color,” found that adults  Continue reading