Fundamentals of Health Articles

Smothering the Fire: How Vitamin C Can Stop Viral Infections Quickly

By calinpop | May 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Smothering the Fire: How Vitamin C Can Stop Viral Infections Quickly

by Tom Taylor “Smothering the fire”? Do you remember the old forest fire fighting movies? Someone in a fire tower spots smoke and a plane load of fire jumpers go out and puts the fire out before it really gets going. Then occasionally, the fire gets too well established before the jumpers can get there…

Vitamin D Supplements Could Reduce Risk of Influenza and COVID-19 Infection and Death

By calinpop | April 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Vitamin D Supplements Could Reduce Risk of Influenza and COVID-19 Infection and Death

by William B. Grant, PhD and Carole A. Baggerly   (OMNS Apr 9, 2020) There are two main reasons why respiratory tract infections such as influenza and COVID-19 occur in winter: winter sun and weather and low vitamin D status. Many viruses live longer outside the body when sunlight, temperature, and humidity levels are low…

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Diet as Lifestyle

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Diet as Lifestyle

Diet as Lifestyle   Two of the most crucial lifestyle elements are diet and exercise. We must face this truth early on if we are to have any chance of fighting any chronic illness: If you want a permanent victory, you must cut all carbohydrates out of the diet. In spite of the conflicting reports…

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Fluorescent Lights, Microwaves and Alcohol

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Fluorescent Lights, Microwaves and Alcohol

Fluorescent Lights, Microwaves and Alcohol   Fluorescent Lights   Fluorescent lights are not good for us because they are not comprised of a natural spectrum of light. The light is bluer, and the frequencies of light are not balanced. On top of that, fluorescent light is not continuous light; it flickers at a rate of…

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Exercise

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Exercise

Exercise   Exercise is vital, as our bodies are designed to move. Exercise is NOT optional. Our bodies were designed to move… well, every day, and many times. It is a ridiculous concept to say that our bodies are made to move about … three times a week?   If you consider the above concept,…

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A Few Food Facts

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 | Comments Off on A Few Food Facts

A Few Food Facts   Concentrated Carbohydrates   Believe it or not, the amount of carbohydrates required by humans for health is ….. zero. This is the overwhelming consensus of scientific wisdom today. Proteins and fat are essential to life, but carbs are not.   Our body systems are well built. We do not need…

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Eating Well and Losing Weight

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Eating Well and Losing Weight

Eating Well and Losing Weight     The number of people who are diet and weight illiterate is staggering, even among highly educated individuals. To make matters worse, this degree of ignorance and confusion is intentionally and carefully maintained and perpetuated by the media and commercial interests.   Libraries full of books have been written…

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Bottles and Fluoride

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Bottles and Fluoride

Bottles and Fluoride   Plastic Bottles   These days, plastic is the most widely used packing material. It is inexpensive and moldable, light and economic. However, this common material has a very dark side. Not only do plastics harm our environment, but they can harm human beings in a much more direct way than you…

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Sugar and Smoking

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Sugar and Smoking

Leaving Bad Habits Behind: Sugar and Smoking   We live in a world caught up in a wide variety of addictions. Millions suffer from addiction to drugs, alcohol, and smoking, but there are also those who are addicted to other things, like television, food or sugar. Everything we do can turn into a habit or…

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Suggestions for a Good Sleep

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Suggestions for a Good Sleep

13 Suggestions for a Good Sleep… and 13 Backups   Sleep in complete darkness. Even a very little amount of light can disrupt sleep by affecting the capacity of melatonin secretion of the pineal gland. This includes light that reaches any part of the body, as it does not have to reach the eyes in order…