60 Second Vitamin C

60 Second Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an essential vitamin that your body cannot produce on its own. In an ideal world, we would all eat a diet rich in vitamin C with citrus fruits, vegetables with their skins, and more. But we don’t live in an ideal world. To ensure we have enough vitamin C for our bodies

60 Seconds on Vitamin C

Scientists wanted to find out what in foods prevented scurvy. The answer, it seemed, was ascorbic acid because when it was given, people did not get scurvy. However, in nature, ascorbic acid does not exist alone. It is always found with many other compounds such as rutin, flavonoids, amino acids, ascorbate oxidase, and tyrosine, all

Dr. T’s Health Tip: Avoiding Colds and Flu

Greetings from Dr. T: The cold and flu season is upon us, so here are some tips for staying healthy as we head into the holidays: 1. Wash your hands more often and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Germs and viruses gain access to our bodies through our eyes, nasal passages, mouth and