Vitamin C and Metabolic Syndrome

Have you heard of metabolic syndrome? It is when a person's blood triglycerides, blood pressure and cholesterol are all elevated. The trifecta increases the risk of a person dying by stroke or heart attack many-fold. The person is usually overweight [...]

Fruits and Veggies Keep the Doctor Away

We all remember that old saying: "An apple a day keeps the Dr. away.". The saying was created as a way to stress the importance of having fresh fruit as a means to support the immune system. In reality, you [...]

Vitamin C

Our bodies are programmed to continually repair themselves.  However, as we get older, they can become overwhelmed by too many free radicals, especially as we age.  This results in the premature death of healthy cells, which may contribute to a [...]

Blackberries

Known as  “Beach Berries” in our family.  The king of the berry family boasts more antioxidants than strawberries, cranberries or blueberries.  Blackberries are considered to be one of the highest antioxidant-level fruits. The Berry Health Benefits Network from Oregon State [...]