How Vitamin F Cured Scaly Skin and a Lot More | ABCs of Vitamins

One of the biggest breakthroughs ever made in nutritional research occurred in 1923 when vitamin F was discovered. Studies of groups of animals fed on experimental diets were going on and it was soon found that lacking this essential vitamin lead the poor animals used in these early experiments to quickly develop skin sores and lesions which were quite different from those caused by other vitamin deficiencies. In fact the diet had vitamins A, B and D added to makeSee More… How Vitamin F Cured Scaly Skin and a Lot More | ABCs of Vitamins

Fertility, Cholesterol and My Vitamin E Rant

Vitamins protect – that’s their whole function. They protect us from various diseases – so vitamin C protects us from weak bones and skin by helping the body make stronger collagen and vitamin E protects us from so many health issues that we’re going to take this article to go through a few of them. First of all we have to know what we are talking about – what is vitamin E? Just like vitamin B is really not oneSee More… Fertility, Cholesterol and My Vitamin E Rant

Osteoporosis: Are Your Bones Doomed To Crumble as You Age?

Osteoporosis is scary. We know that youngsters get stronger and longer bones as they age and this goes on to some extent right through our twenties. Round about age 30 though we reach peak bone mass and bone strength and our bones are expected to get weaker from then on as we continue to age. This loss of bone mass and strength is called Osteoporosis and is often regarded as “normal”. And indeed a quick look around in any shoppingSee More… Osteoporosis: Are Your Bones Doomed To Crumble as You Age?

CoQ10 – The Ubiquitous Enzyme That Powers Your Heart

I knew something big had happened when I saw that my patient was taking 100 mg of CoQ10. At the time the normal dose was 30 mg, a number arrived at with cost in mind rather than being the best dose. So, I thought, the Japanese company who had pioneered the production had ramped up volume somehow and pulled the price down! This was seriously good news. Why? Because CoQ10 is a crucial nutrient with many exciting health building benefitsSee More… CoQ10 – The Ubiquitous Enzyme That Powers Your Heart

Aloe Vera – Health Benefits of a Controversial Plant

Aloe Vera is one of the superfoods that is a combo of food and herbal remedy or medicine. Garlic is another example and Dandelion yet another. Strangely Aloe Vera seems to attract more than its fair share of criticism from the establishment and maybe that means it’s worth looking deeper at it! Aloe Vera 101 First a few basics; Aloe Vera seems to have originated in Africa although it is widespread in desert conditions throughout the world and grows inSee More… Aloe Vera – Health Benefits of a Controversial Plant

Health Benefits Of Pears – Are Pears a Superfood?

No question, munching a juicy pear on a hot day is refreshing but here at naturaldetoxblog we're pretty focused on superfoods and the question today is about the pear that we find in our gardens and shops – is it a superfood and what are the health benefits of pears? A quick look at the composition of the pear gives us this data Looking at these numbers and seeing very little of importance reminded me of my  post on AppleSee More… Health Benefits Of Pears – Are Pears a Superfood?