I’d like to take a moment to invite you to watch this important video released last week. It features a former employee of MERCK, international developer and manufacturer/distributor of pharmaceuticals. MERCK is responsible the arthritis/pain drug Vioxx, which caused tens of thousands of strokes, heart attacks, and deaths before it was pulled from shelves in 2004.
Brandy Vaughn left MERCK after Vioxx was found to nearly double a patient’s risk of heart attack. She became an advocate for informed consent, and now speaks out against pharmaceutical companies and founded the Council for Vaccine Safety.
In the above video she discusses what’s really behind the push for mandatory vaccinations. The pharmaceutical industry is set to make billions off of mandatory childhood vaccinations, and now both boys and girls will be pressured to take the highly controversial gardasil shot. Read more →
Merchants of Doubt is a documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change.
The British Columbia Naturopathic Association is hosting two screenings of Merchants of Doubt in Victoria on May 13 and Vancouver on May 14.
Tickets are $10 and may be purchased online. Proceeds benefit Family Natuorpathic Clinic. The FNC is a registered charity providing naturopathic medical care, free of charge to young, parented, low-income families in Victoria, BC.
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The Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health has released a short four-minute movie urging citizens to mobilize, ban contaminants in our food supply and take back the food system. The CCFCH is food advocacy group campaigning and organizing for sustainable agriculture and an organic food system.
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Up to 90% of Liposomal Vitamin C Can Permeate Into Tissue
We all know Vitamin C is an important vitamin (and antioxidant) used by the body to keep us strong and optimal. It is used in the maintenance of bones, muscle, and blood vessels, as well as assisting in the formation of collagen, and the absorption of iron. There are fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins. Vitamin C falls into the water-soluble group, and because cell membranes are made up of fat, efficient and effective absorption of Vitamin C can be tough.
A recent article on naturalsociety.com reports that liposomal vitamin C taken orally is able to deliver much more vitamin C to cells than even mega-dose IV form of vitamin C. How much more? It has been reported that while only 20% of vitamin C administered through IV gets into cells, levels up to 90% of liposomal vitamin C can permeate tissue on a cellular level. This is because liposomal vitamin has an added lipid layer which is able to fuse with cell membranes to deliver its contents directly to the cell while non-liposomal vitamin C is often processed and dissolved by the body faster than it may be absorbed.
Cardiologist Thomas Levy MD, even with his years of experience administering mega-dose vitamin C, found this hard to believe but he investigated further and was impressed. You can read about his findings on his website in his article called Liposome-Encapsulated Glutathione.