Category Archives: Vitamins

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Let The Sunshine In But Take Your D3

Summer is well under way and you probably think you are getting enough sunshine and as a result, are producing enough D3 right? Think again as you may be wrong especially if you are using sunscreen. You might be surprised … Continue reading

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Magnesium, An Essential Mineral

IDKT (I Didn’t Know That)… …magnesium is an essential mineral that we get from consuming certain foods and is also found in sea salts. It is essential to all living cells and is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions … Continue reading

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Leeks, Not Leaks Silly

IDKT (I Didn’t Know That)   …leeks were another food that’s very nutritious. Leeks are like mild onions in flavor pack a powerful punch when it comes to delivering vitamin K to our bodies. Vitamin K is good for blood … Continue reading

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Shiitake Mushrooms

IDKT (I Didn’t Know That)   …shiitake mushrooms were such a nutritious food. Now I know that they contain a bunch of B vitamins and oodles of minerals. These wonderful shrooms help some of our cells (macrophages which are cancer-killing … Continue reading

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The “Yolks” on You!

IDKT (I Didn’t Know That) …   …egg yolks were so nutritionally beneficial. Heck, I hear all the time to eat the whites of the eggs only and leave the yolks behind. Turns out that this just isn’t true. Yes, … Continue reading

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Detoxing Mercury

I Didn’t Know That (IDKT) … 3,000 to 5,000 mg of Vitamin C along with 300mg of Alpha Lipoic acid two times a day can help detox mercury out of the human body. If you eat white tuna or swordfish … Continue reading

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Is it Vitamin D, Hormone D or Sunshine D?

I keep reading more and more about the importance of Vitamin D and how deficient we are as Americans. I’m seeing staggering statistics like 3 out of 4 Americans are deficient in Vitamin D and I’m chilled to the bone … Continue reading

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D3 – Vitamin or Hormone?

Q – Is vitamin D3 a vitamin or a hormone? A – Vitamin D3 is actually a hormone manufactured by our skin through sun exposure. Just spend a half hour a day in the sun and your body will manufacture … Continue reading

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Iodine – the most misunderstood nutrient

I didn’t know that (IDKT) …. there was any therapeutic value of supplementing with iodine until I read in Suzy Cohen’s book “The 24 Hour Pharmacist” that the cause of her “dry eye” was the result of an iodine deficiency. … Continue reading

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