In this article: Boost Health with Vitamin C, Poem & Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Boosting the Immune System with Vitamin C

The importance of Vitamin C has been known for decades from preventing colds, recovering from exercise and combating cancer.

If you have time to juice fresh orange and grapefruit each day, great and if not, there are many other sources to get more “C” each day.

Vitamin C helps with the repair of all body tissue including collagen production for more youthful skin. Yes, vitamin C strengthens bones and cartilage, lower blood pressure by relaxing blood vessel walls. It protects against oxidative stress and assists in workout recovery by tackling free radicals. It helps with weight loss, better hair and nails, increases iron absorption. Doctors even recognize the value of taking Vitamin C.

For high vitamin C therapy is used in cancer situations, and an individual can take up to 50,000 mg. Now that’s a lot of C, so using a wholefood source is the better option especially when taking higher doses.

Purest of C’s would be a wholefood source through Synergy Company Pure Radiance C Powder. Yes, iHerb carries it.

Another source that is easy and quick is through Trace Minerals. They offer Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak in convenient packets – each packet contains 1200 mg. of C along with other nutrients – just pour into a bottle and go.

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Remember when you ask how life can get better than this, it does!

Where is the door to God?
In the sound of a barking Dog.
In the ring of hammer.
In a drop of rain.
In the face of Everyone I see.
by Hafiz

This Week’s Recipe

Sweet Potato Pie
2 cups baked sweet potato mashed
1-2 cups of soaked dates
¼ tsp. salt
2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice or
      1 tsp. cinnamon
      ½ tsp. nutmeg
      ¼ tsp. ginger (optional)
      ¼ tsp. allspice
1 tsp. vanilla
For the quickest solution, you can use a ready-made vegan, gluten free piecrust or make a raw food crust.