More Than 13 Ways Lemons Benefit Your Health and Home

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Joseph Mercola Lemons are packed with vitamins, antioxidants and flavonoids that have a variety of medicinal beneKts, including antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. The nutritional value of lemons is associated with several robust health benefits. Lemons are rich in vitamin C, which helps reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The flavonoids found in lemons also reduce […]

Vitamin C and Cortisol: Synergistic Infection and Toxin Defense

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Thomas E. Levy Vitamin C and cortisol are the two most important and most powerful naturally-occurring anti-inflammatory agents. The mechanisms of their synergistic action indicate they are literally designed by nature to interact together to optimize the antioxidant impact needed to resolve the disease-causing oxidation that always results from toxins, infections, and stress. As inflammation in a […]

Vitamin C: Evidence, Application and Commentary

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Melissa Ge et al. Vitamin C is classically seen as a vitamin taken in small doses to prevent scurvy and support the immune system. However, there is increasing evidence show- ing that vitamin C has a much greater role to play in human health, particularly when supra-physiological doses are administered either orally or intravenously for […]

Summary of Recent Research with Three Nutrients in the War Against Cancer

Michael Passwater We have much to learn about preventing and treating cancer. Each disease in the cohort of cancers is potentially a different disease related to the specific genetic mutations that drive it. In the interest of promoting further efforts to improve our understanding of these complex diseases, here is an update on research involving […]

Quercetin and Vitamin C: Synergistic Therapy for COVID-19

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Joseph Mercola Vitamin C and quercetin have synergistic effects that make them useful in the prevention and early at-home treatment of COVID-19. Both are part of the MATH+ protocol developed by the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Working Group (FLCCC). For COVID-19 prophylaxis, the FLCCC recommends vitamin C, quercetin, zinc, melatonin and vitamin D3. The […]

Nutrition and Natural Strategies Offer Hope Against COVID-19

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Joseph Mercola The only real defense against COVID-19 is your own immune system, which works best when fed right. While changing your diet is a commonsense solution for the long term, a rapid-response strategy would be to use vitamin C Vitamin C strengthens your immune system and kills pathogens, including viruses, when taken in high […]