Ergothioneine: A New Vitamin? Ergothioneine was discovered a century ago but ignored until recently when researchers found that we have a transporter protein in our bodies specifically designed to pull it out of our diets and into our tissues.
This suggests that it plays some important physiological role, but what does it do? Well our first clue was the tissue distribution. Ergothioneine concentrates in parts of our body where there’s lots of oxidative stress—the lens of our eye and the liver, as well as sensitive areas such as bone marrow and seminal fluid. The Mother Of All Antioxidants. We have all heard of antioxidants, but has anyone heard of the mother of all antioxidants?
One that is the secret to preventing cancer, heart disease, aging, neurological issues, and more? This single antioxidant has been studied in great depth yet most of us know nothing about it, and many doctors have no idea how to address the epidemic of its deficiency in humans. We are of course talking about glutathione (pronounced “gloota-thigh-own”). Top Children’s Vitamins Full of Aspartame, GMOs & Harmful Chemicals.
Arjun Walia, Collective EvolutionWaking Times How often are parents aware of the ingredients contained in the multivitamin that they feed their children?
We often believe what we hear without ever questioning what mass marketing and media has to say about a product. Vitamin D supplements - healthy or harmful? Worries over vitamin D, once known as “the sunshine vitamin,” have turned hundreds of millions of people into patients with worse, not better, health.
The latest, and likely the final, analyses of the studies performed on treating people with vitamin D supplements has shown that this multiple billion-dollar business does not work. The authors, after thoroughly examining the results of nearly a quarter-million people from 46 major randomized trials, conclude: “Our findings suggest that vitamin D supplementation with or without calcium does not reduce skeletal or non-skeletal outcomes in unselected community-dwelling individuals by more than 15%.
8 Big Health Benefits of Boron. By Dr.
Axe | draxe.com Boron is an important, and often underutilized, trace mineral naturally present in certain foods and also within the environment. Boron uses include the ability to help keep the skeletal structure strong by adding to bone density, preventing osteoporosis, treating conditions like arthritis, and improving strength and muscle mass.
Boron is used by many athletes and bodybuilders because it’s believed to increase the body’s ability to produce and use testosterone, so it’s beneficial for recovering from exercise, preventing aches and pains, building muscle mass, and keeping bones strong. Additionally, boron is linked to improved brain function in some instances since it helps boost concentration, focus and the ability to learn new information. (1) Why A Magnesium Deficiency Is “Invisible” & How It’s Affecting Your Health Right Now. It has been dubbed the “invisible deficiency,” an appropriate title considering only 1 percent of magnesium in your body is distributed in your blood, meaning that samples of magnesium from serum magnesium blood tests are considerably useless.
It’s estimated that about 80 percent of Americans are deficient in magnesium today, with the recommended daily intake for men being 420mg and 320mg for women. However, as explained by Dr. Carolyn Dean, a medical and naturopathic doctor, even this recommended amount is merely only enough to ward of deficiency symptoms. What’s Important About Magnesium? Magnesium is a mineral used by nearly every organ and muscle in your body, including your heart and kidneys. Furthermore, magnesium has been found in over 200 different human enzymes, indicating its role in the detoxification process of various environmental toxins. What Magnesium Deficiency Is Associated With Dr. Magnesium’s Connection To Cancer & Chronic Disease. Top 5 Foods for the Pineal Gland. By Dr.
Why 80 Percent of People Worldwide Will Soon Stop Eating Wheat. Natasha Longo, Prevent DiseaseWaking Times The future of wheat is certain, and it’s toxic.
There are as many health risks associated with the consumption of wheat as there are nutritional benefits claimed by the wheat industry. 5 Superfood Duos. Waking Times Infographic - These superfood duos are powerful foods that when combined offer many essential vitamins and minerals to keep our bodies healthy and strong.
If you’re looking to supercharge your health, add these food combinations to your diet at least twice a week. ~~ Help Waking Times to raise the vibration by sharing this article with friends and family… Waking Times. B vitamin deficiency will drive you insane - here's the best food sources. (NaturalNews) A teenage boy is admitted to a mental hospital.
He screams in fear, begging to be saved from the thousands of spiders climbing up the wall - spiders no one else can see. A middle-aged woman is anemic. An elderly man is depressed. Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University. Milk intake and risk of mortality and fractures in women and men: cohort studies. Abstract Objective To examine whether high milk consumption is associated with mortality and fractures in women and men. Design Cohort studies. Setting Three counties in central Sweden. Participants Two large Swedish cohorts, one with 61 433 women (39-74 years at baseline 1987-90) and one with 45 339 men (45-79 years at baseline 1997), were administered food frequency questionnaires. The women responded to a second food frequency questionnaire in 1997. Main outcome measure Multivariable survival models were applied to determine the association between milk consumption and time to mortality or fracture. Results During a mean follow-up of 20.1 years, 15 541 women died and 17 252 had a fracture, of whom 4259 had a hip fracture.
Conclusions High milk intake was associated with higher mortality in one cohort of women and in another cohort of men, and with higher fracture incidence in women. Introduction A diet rich in milk products is promoted to reduce the likelihood of osteoporotic fractures. Milk Does Not Do A Body Good – Massive New Study Says. Arjun Walia, Collective-EvolutionWaking Times Milk seems to be making its way through various stages of truth, especially within the past couple of years. Like many other examples, what we once thought to be healthy for us to consume is turning out to be the exact opposite. A large study coming from researchers at the Uppsala University in Sweden found that drinking milk led to an increased mortality rate and actually made bones more prone to fracturing, not less.(1) The study was recently published in the peer reviewed British Medical Journal, and was specifically conducted to examine whether high milk consumption is associated with mortality and fractures in both men and women.
Poor Diet Changes DNA, Causes Lasting Damage to Immune System. Mae Chan, Prevent DiseaseWaking Times While we may be familiar with the dangers of eating too much processed foods, the actual effects of this indulgence may be far more damaging to our health than previously imagined. Almost everyone knows that improved eating habits will most likely improve a range of health measures, but researchers have warned that the effects that a poor diet have on the immune system can persist even after eating habits improve. Writing in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology, the team behind the new study found that even after successful treatment of atherosclerosis – including lowering of blood cholesterol and a change in dietary habits – the effects of an unhealthy lifestyle still affect the way the immune system functions. Can Vitamin C Cure Ebola?
Steve Hickey, Hilary Roberts & Damien Downing, GreenMedInfoWaking Times If there were a drug that worked on Ebola you should use it. There isn’t. Sorry, Raw Sugar Is No Better for You Than Refined. It looks healthier, doesn't it? Atelier_A/Shutterstock Along with plain white refined sugar, most hip coffee shops now offer "raw" sugar.