Antioxidants Benefits of Vitamin C and E

Antioxidants Benefits of Vitamin C and E Introduction on Anti-Aging Antioxidants benefits may be just what you are looking for. The Antioxidant Panel of the Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences (NAS), announced in 2000 the new recommended dietary allowances (RDA) for Vitamin C and E. For Vitamin E, the new RDA for both men and women […]

Megadose Vitamin C Therapy In Cardiovascular Disease

Megadose Vitamin C Therapy In Cardiovascular Disease The past 30 years saw more and more people opting for the use of megadose Vitamin C therapy together with lysine, proline, and carnitine to prevent and treat heart diseases. Although this therapy is still not within mainstream medicine, many well-conducted studies have proven the effectiveness of these natural compounds. We will be dwelling on […]

Gastrointestinal Ask Me Archives

Question: I wish to know if there are any nutrient supplements that can be used for gastritis or ulcerative colitis or general prevention of gastric problems. Particularly does beta-carotene play any role in these situations? I wish to know if beta-carotene or similar nutrients can be taken prophylactically for general good health of the GI […]

Exercise Ask Me Archives

Question: I’m a 48 year-old woman who has run 3 marathons. I did them all within a 10 month period. My last one was 2001 Boston Marathon with a time of 3hrs. and 50 minutes. I qualified and was psyched to do a Fall ’01 Marathon and then Boston ’02 when I became ill. August […]

All About Marathon Running and Your Body

All About Marathon Running and Your Body Is marathon running good for your health? We have seen and heard a lot about how running and exercising is healthy for your body and your heart. In some cases it is really good to exercise. However, let’s take a closer look at some research findings about marathon running and see if it is truly […]

Drugs and Medications Ask Me Archives

Question: I want to know if there are certain foods that a person should avoid eating while taking the drug warfarin. If there are any could you please tell me what these foods are? I was hearing that one to avoid is mauby, is this true? Answer: People taking warfarin should avoid food high in […]

Atherosclerosis Treatment Need Not Include Aspirin

Atherosclerosis Treatment Need Not Include Aspirin Atherosclerosis is a condition whereby the artery walls are narrowed due to a build-up of plaque. Plaque is a combination of cholesterol, fat, calcium, and other particles found in your blood. As the arteries are narrowed, they harden, ultimately prohibiting the proper flow of blood to the different parts of your body. Many people see […]

Mosquito Repellents

Mosquito Repellents A recent study documented the efficacy of several products and devices to determine their mosquito repellent properties. The New England Journal of Medicine (2002;347:13-18) recently published a study conducted by investigators from North Carolina and Florida. The study was based on four products that contained DEET, a repellent that contains IR3535, three wristbands containing repellent, […]

Natural Anticoagulants: Alternatives to Rat Poison

Natural Anticoagulants: Alternatives to Rat Poison Coumadin (warfarin) is a blood thinner drug that has been used for the last 50 years to prevent blood clots in legs as well as to prevent strokes. Unlike natural anticoagulants, it has quite a toxic history. It was originally used as a rat poison in early wars to cause fatal bleeding. While the drug […]
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