Glucose, Sucrose, Fructose, and Other Names for Sugar

Glucose, Sucrose, Fructose, and Other Names for Sugar

As we discussed in a previous post, excess sugar can cause Vitamin D and Vitamin C depletion. Manufacturers add sugar to many foods, including those that you don’t consider sweet. To avoid bragging about it, they list sugar on the nutrition label under up to about 60...
Obesity and the immune system

Obesity and the immune system

Obesity is a state of malnutrition, and since proper nutrition has a proven relationship to immune function, it should be no surprise that obesity impedes the immune system. Researchers have been churning out studies and literature reviews for decades about the...
Oxidized Cholesterol

Oxidized Cholesterol

What’s the difference between cholesterol and oxidized cholesterol? For the past few decades, scientists have been investigating the flaws in the long-held belief that total cholesterol is a major health problem. Doctors and researchers are (mostly) in consensus...
Nutrient and Aspirin Interactions

Nutrient and Aspirin Interactions

Aspirin reduces pain, fever, and inflammation — and also Vitamin C. Though doctors have been recommending the over-the-counter drug for decades to reduce the risk of cardiac events, scientists have found substantial evidence of gastrointestinal side effects that can...