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by Carly Neubert, BA, NC September 14, 2016
There are loads of benefits to having sufficient Vitamin C levels in your body. Whether you're getting your Vitamin C through your food, tablet, powder, or any other form, it can be tricky to understand just how much Vitamin C your body will utilize. Have you ever wondered how much Vitamin C your body wants?
Another popular question many of you ask is "Is too much Vitamin C a bad thing?" If you're looking for that answer, check out this blog post: An Orange a Day Probably WON'T keep the Doctor Away.
Vitamin C mobilizes your immune system cells to look for and destroy foreign attackers. When your body's immune system is needed to fight off something like a flu, cold, or recovering from an injury, it needs Vitamin C to function quickly and effectively.
The following list highlights the appropriate amount of Vitamin C you should take when suffering with ailments such as the flu, cold, food allergies, and more. The information for this list was generated by a study done by Dr. Robert F. Cathcart, "How to Determine a Therapeutic Dose of Vitamin C."
I hope this post can act as a benchmark for anyone interested in optimizing the amount of Vitamin C for any circumstance.
If you're interested in learning more about Vitamin C supplements or gaining a healthier lifestyle, or if you just can't find the information you are looking for, set up an appointment with me and I'll help you find the answers you are looking for!
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by Carly Neubert, BA, NC May 05, 2021
The weather is getting warmer, and our skin is suffering as a result. If you’re like me, you carry around hand lotion wherever you go to keep dry skin at bay. What if this isn’t enough? Vital Proteins has the key – pasture raised collagen peptides.
by Carly Neubert, BA, NC April 21, 2021
Flora, flora, flora. Many studies (as well as our own articles) have shown that maintaining a healthy and balanced intestinal flora is one of the key components of overall well-being. Building on this idea, many healthcare practitioners have now begun to examine the correlations between gut and vaginal flora. Basically, a healthy balance of gut flora has the same corresponding benefits as vaginal flora.
by Carly Neubert, BA, NC April 17, 2021
We usually think about histamine related to seasonal allergies. But histamine has many more functions in your body. It is a natural part of your immune system and your digestion. It is a neurotransmitter that sends messages from your brain to your body. When histamine is created and released in your body, it causes an inflammatory response. Histamine is a warning flag that alerts your immune system and cells to be on guard for invaders. Histamine is in your stomach acid and helps to digest the foods you eat. It is the main culprit in the rising cases of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) and histamine intolerance.