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  • The Daily Need for Vitamin C

The Daily Need for Vitamin C

Much is made of the toxicity of our modern world. Frequently we’re told that still another substance has been linked to cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, or some other degenerative malady. There’s mercury in your tuna, pesticides on your lettuce, hormones and antibiotics in your chicken, PCBs in your water, poisonous exhaust in the air......
June 25, 2016
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Determining Actual Need for Vitamin C

The human body has two primary mechanisms for helping us determine our current need for vitamin C. Although far from perfect, these mechanisms are a good starting point for anyone looking to find their optimal dosage of vitamin C. Bowel Tolerance People who have used high doses of traditional vitamin C often experience a watery......
June 7, 2016
  • Vitamin C Supports a Healthy Immune System

20 Ways Vitamin C Supports a Healthy Immune System

The power of vitamin C is often attributed to its role as an antioxidant. However, no other antioxidant can perform the many additional physiological and biological roles that vitamin C fills. To think of vitamin C as nothing more than an antioxidant would be a great understatement. Among its many positive effects on the body,......
May 28, 2016
  • The Important Roles of Vitamin C

The Important Roles of Vitamin C

It is assumed by many that vitamin C is only required in tiny amounts sufficient to prevent scurvy. It is true that this vitamin C-deficiency disease spawned the chemical name ascorbate for vitamin C. Ascorbate literally means “against scurvy.” Were this its only function, the RDA for vitamin C would be sufficient for most people......
May 9, 2016
  • Children and Vitamin C Deficiences

Children and Vitamin C Deficiences

Children and Vitamin C Deficiences Scurvy (a vitamin C deficiency) was once the scourge of the high seas, leaving sailors with jaundice, bleeding gums, and even death. Thankfully, scurvy has been nearly eradicated in developed countries that have an ample supply of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as vitamin C supplements. But with the......
April 24, 2016
  • Optimizing Blood Levels of Vitamin C

Optimizing Blood Levels of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is one of the greatest defenses in our constant fight against toxins, pathogens, and oxidative stress. Because vitamin C is water soluble – meaning it dissolves in water and cannot be stored in the body for later use- this substance occupies an especially important position in the body’s list of required nutrients. It is well......
April 11, 2016
  • What is Lypo-Spheric Technology

What is Lypo-Spheric™ Technology?

In short, Lypo-SphericTM Technology is our brand name for liposomal encapsulation. Years ago, researchers discovered that liposomes could be filled with therapeutic agents to deliver these agents to the delivery these agents into the blood, and even into specific cells. . LivOn Labs concluded that if this delivery method was being used to deliver pharmaceuticals,......
March 22, 2016
  • What are Liposomes

What are Liposomes?

When phospholipids (composed mainly of fatty acids) are placed in an aqueous solution under special conditions, their unique molecular structure forces them to form microscopic bubbles. These tiny spheres, called liposomes, have double-layered membranes almost identical to the bilayer membranes that surround most cells in the body. As liposomes are formed, they capture and enclose......
March 8, 2016
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Vitamin C and Vaccines

Vaccinations may just be the most controversial topic among parents, healthcare professionals, government and concerned citizens.  While both sides of the great vaccination debate deserve attention, we are not going to discuss whether or not vaccinations are a good thing. The purpose of this article is solely to present vitamin C as a viable option......
February 24, 2016
  • To-Buy-IV-Vitamin

To Buy IV Vitamin C, Or Not To Buy?

For the past 70 years, intravenous (IV) infusions and injections have been the most popular way to get high doses of vitamin C into the body. Unlike oral vitamin C – which is not efficiently absorbed by the body, and is mostly passed as waste – IV delivery puts 100% of the vitamin C directly......
February 12, 2016
  • Vitamin C vs. Toxins

Vitamin C vs. Toxins

Toxins are a reality of life in the 21st Century. Each day we are bombarded with toxins in everything from the air we breathe (cigarette smoke, air pollution), to the foods we eat (pesticides, toxic metals), to the clothes we wear (dyes, synthetic fabrics) and the water we drink (chemicals, disinfectants). A healthy body can......
January 22, 2016
  • Vitamin-C-Deficiency-Pictures

Vitamin C Deficiency Pictures

The vitamin C deficiency pictures below are a reminder of how important this essential nutrient is to our body. The symptoms of vitamin C deficiency, also known as scurvy, normally begin several months after a person stops getting a sufficient amount of vitamin C in their diet. The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for vitamin C is around......
January 14, 2016