8 Unique Vitamin C Facts That Will Surprise and Enlighten You

Vitamin C is a powerhouse nutrient, known for its vital role in the maintenance of our overall health. However, there are several intriguing and lesser-known facts about this wonder vitamin that go beyond its common association with immune system support. Here are eight unique facts about Vitamin C that are sure to surprise and enlighten you.


Rediscovering the Magic of Dandelions

Remember the thrill of springtime adventures, chasing the vibrant splash of yellow across lush green fields? Those simple joys of childhood where dandelions were more than just flowers; they were treasures waiting to be transformed into chains, crowns, and magical butter tests. 

But beyond the nostalgia, these "pesky weeds" hide secrets that could very well shift our perspective on what truly defines a weed versus a wonder

5 Reasons For The Sharp Increase In Gluten Sensitivities

Researchers have found that young people today are 4.5 times more likely to have celiac than the same age group in the 1950's. That is approximately 1 out of every 100 people. 

Leaky Gut: Top 5 Myths

Leaky gut syndrome is a condition that millions of people are struggling with and often don’t even know it. It’s a staggering statistic but it actually affects about 80-90% of people today, and the symptoms affect the whole body not just the digestive system. 

Oxidation: How is it affecting you?

You may not realize it but "oxidation" is something that affects your everyday life. Fruits and vegetables ripen through the process of oxidation. Cut apples turn brown if not eaten immediately. This is oxidation. When bread is toasted, when meat is seared, the burning of firewood ... these are all examples of oxidation. And, let's not forget the rust spot that appears on your favorite car or truck. 

Oxidation is also a natural process in the human body that happens as a result of your metabolism. When your cells utilize oxygen for energy production, they also produce free radicals as byproducts. If not counteracted by antioxidants, these free radicals can harm cells, proteins, and DNA. This is called oxidative stress.

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