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Studies of IV Vitamin C

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 23 July 2021
Studies of IV Vitamin C
Vitamin C is a nutrient found in food and dietary supplements. It is an antioxidant and also plays a key role in making collagen.  High-dose vitamin C may be taken by mouth or given by an intravenous (IV) infusion (through a vein into the bloodstream). When taken by IV infusion, vitamin C can reach higher levels in the blood than when the same amount is taken by mouth. Some studies of IV high-dose vitamin C in patients with cancer have shown improved quality of life, as well as few...
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Posted by Manuela Boyle on 3 May 2021
An article in "the Harvard Business Review" noted that generally, only 10-15% of people understand and practice self-awareness, although most of us believe that we are self-aware.
The Sanskrit word 'svadhyaya' (self-study) has a profound significance. It is a word that cannot be easily translated into English. The first part of the word sva- means 'self'. The second part dhyaya- means 'to study, contemplate, think on, to call to mind.' Thus, it translates ...
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Researchers uncover allergy-cancer connection

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 3 May 2021
Researchers uncover allergy-cancer connection
Recently published in the "Journal of Leukocyte Biology," the study was led by Daniel H. Conrad, Ph.D., member of the Cancer Cell Signalling research program at Massey demonstrated that histamine response is not only linked to inflammation but also plays a role in protecting tumours from the immune system. By blocking the production of histamine in animal models, the researchers could interrupt a process that promotes melanoma growth.
"This research is fascinating as it draw...
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Posted by Manuela Boyle on 24 April 2021
This is a delicious healthy snack that is also anti-inflammatory and packed full of good nutrients. Ingredients:
500 organic dried apricots
¾ cup mixed pumpkin and sunflower seeds
1 cup unflowered pea proteins
1 cup raw cocao
2 tsp vanilla extract (natural)
1 tsp Himalayan salt dissolved in 6 tablespoons hot water
150 -160g coconut oil
A small handful of Goji berries Method:
1. Blend seeds and goji berries to a meal in a food processor
2. Add protein powder, cocoa, apri...
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Turmeric as an Immunomodulating Strategy

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 23 April 2021
Turmeric as an Immunomodulating Strategy
Curcuma longa (turmeric) has demonstrated antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and immune-stimulating actions. The herb's primary active constituent, curcumin, has a beneficial action on numbers signalling pathways involved in the induction of inflammation, cell cycle apoptosis, proliferation, survival, invasion, angiogenesis, and metastasis.
NF-kB is a transcription factor that has shown responsiveness to curcumin. Suppression of NF-kB subsequently down-regulates COZ-2 and therefore mediat...
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  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Australian Traditional-Medicine Society
  • Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia