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  • Use of Intravenous Vitamin C to Fight COVID-19

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    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) just launched a new trial of a common vitamin being used in some hospitals to treat the coronavirus, COVID-19. One of the......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Roasted Yellow Pepper Soup

    yellow-peppersSoup isn't the first food I think of in the summer, but this cheerful yellow soup is delicious served hot or cold. This recipe is also vegan and gluten free! Yellow peppers, like......

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  • All About C

    orangeIn our series about vitamins and minerals, we have looked at vitamin A and all the B vitamins. Today, it's vitamin C's turn. Vitamin C is one......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Vegetarian Stuffed Red Peppers With Squash, Black Beans and Rice

    stuffed-red-peppersLooking for a holiday treat to share with family and friends? Try an entrée packed with vitamin C, which helps support a strong immune system and adds vibrant color. These vegetarian stuffed red......

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  • Strawberry Season is Here!

    strawberryI love strawberry season around here. My kids enjoy the whole process – the wagon ride, the picking, the eating, and then the countless things we make from the baskets and baskets......

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  • Antioxidants: Why You Need Them and How to Get Them

    What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are vitamins, minerals and other nutrients found in a wide variety of fruits and vegetables that protect and repair our body’s cells. Free radicals from environmental toxins and our body’s breakdown of processed foods can cause......

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  • Cranberry: My Thanksgiving Favorite!

    Yesterday I celebrated Thanksgiving with family in Canada! The weather was warm, the leaves were beautiful and the food was fantastic. Similar to Thanksgiving celebrated in the United......

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  • Get a Head Start on Allergy Season

    Spring is around the corner, and with the warmer weather come runny noses, itchy eyes and sneezing for many seasonal allergy sufferers. Allergens can be any substance, but the most common ones are dust, pollen, animal hair, animal dander, insect......

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  • Upper Respiratory Infections and Vitamin C

    Having just gotten over an upper respiratory infection (URI), this interview with Naama Constantini, MD, DFM, FACSM, Dip. Sport Med. (CASM), by Kirk Hamilton came at a great time. Dr. Constantini discusses the role that the antioxidant vitamin C plays......

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  • Support Your Immune System: Vitamin C

    Probably one of the most commonly used supplements, vitamin C speeds tissue growth and repair, supports hormone production, increases immune system functioning, and protects the body from toxins. It also regulates cholesterol, blood pressure and blood clotting. And vitamin C......

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