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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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Rationale for Vitamin C Treatment of COVID-19 and Other Viruses

By calinpop | April 4, 2020 | Comments Off on Rationale for Vitamin C Treatment of COVID-19 and Other Viruses

  Epidemics seem to be on the rise: in a total of 98 epidemics in the 200 years of 19th and 20th centuries, there were 14 epidemics with 1000 or more deaths. However, in the last 20 years, in a total of 63 epidemics, there have already been 11 epidemics with more than 1,000 deaths.…

A Common Medication Has Been Linked to Double The Risk of Stomach Cancer

By calinpop | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on A Common Medication Has Been Linked to Double The Risk of Stomach Cancer

A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of developing stomach cancer, a study has found. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used to suppress acid production in the stomach and are among the most widely sold drugs in the world, but a 2017 study…

We Finally Know What Causes Childhood Leukemia — And How To Prevent It

By calinpop | January 12, 2019 | Comments Off on We Finally Know What Causes Childhood Leukemia — And How To Prevent It

The cause of the most common type of childhood cancer has been a century-long debate among those in the medical community. Now, thanks to the work of Prof. Mel Greaves, of the Institute of Cancer Research in London, the mystery is at its end. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) affects 1 in 2,000 children. Ironically, it’s…

Diet as Lifestyle

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

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…

A Few Food Facts

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

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…

Sugar and Smoking

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

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…

The Importance of Food

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

The Importance of Food   Beginning the day with healthy food is essential for a quality, healthy life. Breakfast refers to a breaking in our overnight fast, and it is crucially important. After sleep, as your body awakens, it needs energy to start working. In the morning, your body wants to be fed and energized.…

Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids Deficiencies

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids Deficiencies About the “Miraculous Three”: Vitamins, Minerals, and Amino Acids   Vitamins, minerals, and amino acids (AA) keep us alive. They are essential to life, and missing even one of them creates a domino effect in our bodies that can result in the worst consequences. The “miraculous three,” as I…

Tips For Weight Loss

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

Tips for Weight Loss We live in a Western culture, which is obsessed with food, snacks, and drinks. These are everywhere we look, from our street sides to our vending machines to even our routine stops for gas. We live in a society of Big Gulps, Super-Sizing it, and Extra Value Meals, always seeking more…