Glutathione: The Master Antioxidant

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When you hear the word “antioxidant,” vitamin C, rather than glutathione, may be the first thing that comes to mind. But while it may sound less familiar, glutathione is critical. It neutralizes dangerous toxins like mercury, creates white blood cells that fight infections, prevents free-radical damage to the brain and nerves, and recycles vitamins C and E, making them more …

Do You Need a Liver Detox?

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Cleanses and detoxes are all the rage these days. But, while many of these diets and products claim to get rid of toxins, boost your energy, and help you lose weight, there’s no science showing that these assertions are true. What is true is that your body already has it’s very own detoxification system—your liver. This remarkable organ breaks down …

Coping with Autoimmune Disease

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Did you know that autoimmune conditions are now among the most common diseases? More than 24 million Americans are afflicted by some type of autoimmune disease, with women being diagnosed at twice the rate of men. And while autoimmune ailments may go by different names—for example, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), celiac disease, lupus, and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—they …

Staying Healthy in a Toxic World

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What does the can of paint in your garage, the shampoo in your shower, and the veggies in your refrigerator have in common? They’re all sources of harmful environmental toxins that can undermine your health. In the last issue (Winter 2022), I told you how exposure to everyday toxins could trigger an array of acute health problems. But the buildup …

Antioxidants You Need Now

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Antioxidants. It’s a word often thrown around in health circles, but do you really know what an antioxidant is and what it does? In a nutshell, an antioxidant is a molecule that can neutralize harmful atoms called free radicals that can lead to oxidative stress and damage cells. Over time, high levels of free radicals can contribute to illness and …

Prevent Glaucoma Naturally

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Sight is one of our most valuable senses. Not only does it allow us to experience the physical beauty of the world around us, it also plays a major role in keeping our bodies safe from harm. Unfortunately, aging, poor dietary habits, and other factors can wreak havoc on our eyes, causing a number of possible issues, including cataracts, macular …