How Vitamin C can support your immune system and help you daily

How Vitamin C can support your immune system and help you daily

What is Vitamin C ?

Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin. It is not produce by the body. That is why you need to implement food in your diet that contains it or/and supplement. Vitamin C help the body to support a normal and strong immune system. In addition to being a vital nutrient for your health, Vitamin C helps the body to produce collagen. Which is well needed for a healthy skin, cartilage, nerves, muscle tissue…

Recommended amount : For a men, it is recommend to take daily about 90 mg. For a women 75 mg (can increase during pregnancy and lactation at 125mg). To be sure, If you are taking more or would like to increase the recommend amount, please ask medical advise.

Some of the benefits of Vitamin C ?

  • Support a strong immune system. Indeed, Vitamin C will increase the production of white blood cells, which help the body fights an infection. Antioxidants is a major part of Vitamin C, which will fight against free radicals and oxidative stress.
  • It can help reduce your risk of chronic disease. In fact, studies have found that Antioxidant can help fight oxidative stress, which is linked to many chronic illnesses. Particularly by getting your daily intake of Vitamin C and antioxidants daily, you will help your body to strengthen its immune support.
  • Helps prevent Iron deficiency. By consuming it daily, it will improve the absorption level of Iron in your body. This is especially important for women that usually are Iron deficient.
  • Can help manage high blood pressure. The studies have shown that taking vitamin C daily can reduced systolic blood pressure. In fact, it was shown that it helped relax the blood vessels that carry blood from the heart (however it was a studies on animals)

Where can I get some ?

You can mostly find Vitamin C in raw fruits and vegetables. However, with the soils poor in nutrients, it is important to supplement daily. You will find a list of fruits and vegetables rich of it right below.

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  • Acerola cherries (822 mg per 50gr)
  • Rose hips (242 mg per 100gr)
  • Chili peppers (242 mg per 100gr)
  • Guavas (228mg per 100gr)
  • Sweet Yellow pepper (183 mg per 100gr)
  • Thyme (160 mg per 100gr)
  • All citrus fruits (grapefruits, lemons, oranges, …)
  • Leafy greens (spinach, kale …)
  • Broccoli
  • Brussel Sprout
  • Kiwis

Try our Absorbent-C to bring your body everything that it needs ! Made with natural ingredients to bring you the best that nature can give.

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.Advice is for information only and should not replace medical care. Please check with you GP before trying any remedies.

+ Sources : https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318600.php – https://www.myfooddata.com/articles/vegetables-high-in-protein.php- https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/vitamin-c-benefits#1.-May-reduce-your-risk-of-chronic-disease – https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/219352#what_is_vitamin_C_and_why_do_we_need_it

How to boost your immune system with our products

How to boost your immune system with our products

Your immune system is the body natural defense. It helps fights against bacteria infections or viruses. It helps heal the body. If your immune system is weak, or weaker, your need to strengthen it with vitamins, natural enzymes, supplements.

Bee products.

Have you heard of how beneficial bee products can be for the immune system ? I have written an article about all the amazing properties of it right here.

Bee products

Bee Propolis is a natural antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory. Helping our body cells, thanks to Propolis wide range of flavonoid, it promotes cellular regeneration and support a strong and healthy immune system.

Honey, and especially raw honey, is not just an amazing natural sweetener. Honey has high levels of monosaccharide, that will help the body fights infections. Also rich in antioxidants, it will help your cells fight against free-radicals.

Royal Jelly, “the secret to the longevity of the queen bee?”. It contains fatty acids, natural proteins, mineral salts, amino acids and vitamins. Therefore it helps support the immune system and is a natural source of energy.

Aloe Vera Gel.

Aloe Vera is well known for its healing properties. Its gel contains more than 20 minerals, 18 amino acids and 12 different vitamins. By drinking it daily, it can help stimulate the body immune fonctions. Add a boost to your energy and helps you maintain a healthy digestive system.

Aloe Vera

Our Aloe Vera Gel, with 99.7% of gel, is a natural immune system stimulant. No preservatives, no sugar. Only natural Aloe Gel to bring the best to your body. To learn more about our gel, click here.

Aloe Berry Nectar is Aloe Vera Gel mixed with the power of cranberries and apples. A 100% natural combination for better digestive system and enhanced immunity. To learn more, it’s this way.

Aloe Peaches has been essentially designed for kids. It is light and fruity, with 84.5% pure Aloe Vera Gel and no added preservatives. It will help keep a strong immune system and high energy level.

Freedom will bring to your body all the benefits of aloe vera gel. Combined with glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate. It will help you maintain healthy joint function and mobility.

Multi Vitamins supplements.

Your body and cells needs vitamins to fonction properly and to help the immune system do its job. Unfortunately, with our soil poor in nutrients, we need to supplements. Followed with a proper diet, adding Vitamins and healthy supplements to your daily routine might be a good idea.

Vitamins

Forever Kids is a complex of Muti vitamins designed for Kids. It will support healthy development and growth. No added sugar, preservatives or artificial flavors/colors. It is an easy way to includes green in your child daily routine ! To learn more, click.

Forever Daily is a perfectly balanced blend of 55 nutrients to bring your body all the vitamins and minerals that it needs. It also includes our Forever FVX20 Blend. Which is “an innovative fusion of phytonutrients and bioflavonoids derived from fruits and vegetables.”

Immublend is a unique combination of Chinese mushrooms, Maitake and Shitake. It helps promotes immune cells production and boost the immune system. Immublend also includes Vitamins C, D and probiotic for your gut health.

Nutritional Supplements.

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Forever Garlic and Thyme is an excellent combination to fights against oxidative stress thanks to its antioxidants. It will give a boost to the immune system by fighting the free radicals.

Absorbent-C provides your body its daily intake of Vitamin C. Fun fact, your body does NOT produce Vitamin C on its own ! Vitamin C will strengthen the immune system. Antioxydant will fight against free radicals and oxidative stress.

Active Pro B is a blend of 6 different strains of lactic ferment. Amazing for the digestive system to balanced good and bad bacteria in the gut. It will help enhance nutrient absorption and boost the immune system.

A way to stay healthy and happy it to be careful of your vitamins and minerals levels. It’s important to supplement daily with a balanced diet. To be sure of what your body needs exactly, don’t hesitate to get a check up at your doctor office. It is the best way to know for sure.

Advice is for information only and should not replace medical care. Please check with you GP before trying any remedies.

Food that can help boost the immune system

Food that can help boost the immune system

Certain food can help boost your immune system naturally, filled with Vitamins and antioxidants, it will help the body fights against cold and flu-like viruses. All of the following can be use daily in smoothies if it’s easier.

Vitamin C

Your body can not produce Vitamin C on its own. Therefore, you need to implement food that contains it in your daily lifestyle and supplement (remember, soils are not as rich as before). Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that will help the body fights against free radicals, it also helps stimulate white blood cells production. Vitamin C helps your body to produce important antibodies.

  • Citrus fruits (grapefruit, orange, tangerine, lemon, clementine)
  • Red bell Pepper
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach

Antiviral and antibacterial action

to boost your body’s immune system, it is good to add in your daily meals or smoothies food that will help fight against viral or bacterial attacks.

  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Turmeric

Zinc

Zinc is a nutrient that people need to stay healthy. It is found in cells throughout the body. Zinc helps the immune system fight off invading bacteria and viruses.

  • Cashew
  • Baked beans
  • Chickpeas

Antioxidants

Antioxidants are powerful to boost the immune system. It can help fight against free radicals, a natural cellular process in our bodies that create waste and damage body cells.

  • Blueberries
  • Almond
  • Carrots
  • Kale

Make sure to eat enough of these in your weekly meals. A good supplement in addition can also help covering all your vitamins need.

Vitamin Supplements

Bee Propolis has amazing properties to soothe respitory conditions and boost the immune system. It is also a natural antibiotic.

Absorbent-C, Vitamin C, strengthen the immune system and bring to the body the good amount of vitamins a body needs daily.

Immublend, a combination of Vitamin C, D and Zinc to promote an healthy metabolism and a strong immune system.

Advice is for information only and should not replace medical care. Please check with you GP before trying any remedies.

+ Sources : https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318600.php – https://www.myfooddata.com/articles/vegetables-high-in-protein.php

How does aloe vera juice help the digestive system

How does aloe vera juice help the digestive system

History

We all have heard about Aloe Vera and it’s health benefits. Aloe Barbadensis is a cactus-like succulent plant that grows in hot and dry climate. It has been use since hundred of years in medicine to treat external or internal problem. Mostly known as the must have to heal sun burn, Aloe Vera hides much more health benefits than that. The Egyptians called it the “Plant of Immortality“, let’s find out why it can help you heal for digestive issues.

How can Aloe Vera help ?

Aloe Vera has natural cleansing abilities due to all of its vitamins and minerals. It helps the digestive system to absorb the nutrients from the foods we eat and promote friendly bacteria growth. “This is the major reason why someone might start incorporating aloe vera juice into their diet“, says registered dietitian Melissa Rifkin.

Acemannan is a polysaccharides and one of the most interesting component of the Aloe Vera for healing the digestive tract. It helps strengthen the immune system and fight the bad bacteria to keep your gut flora balanced (good and bad bacteria). Which in the long term will improve overall digestion and the feeling of being constantly bloated. Acemannan is also an antiviral, antibacterial, and antimykotic (Antifungal). This means that Aloe Vera can prohibit Candida growth.

Aloe Vera will help regulate the Ph in your gut. A body with acidic ph is the best ground for disease growth. It is vital to maintain a good and balanced Ph. Aloe Vera can help you with that.

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How to consume it ?

We usually recommend 60 ml a day (30 ml in the morning and 30 ml before bed).

If you are not used to consume Aloe Vera, you can start with 15 ml in the morning and 15 ml before bed for a week before ramping up to 60 ml or 90/120ml if you have a lot of health issues.

At first, it is possible to have diarrhea. Aloe Vera is helping your digestive system and your gut to clean all the bad bacteria and toxins. It should regulate in a few days.

If you are usually constipated, you will find relief by going more regularly to the bathroom. It is dur to the increase of water content in tour intestine and perfectly normal.

Aloe Vera from Forever Living

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Inside Forever Living factory

Forever Aloe Vera Gel comes directly from the gel inside the leaf. Forever Living own Aloe Barbadensis plantations in Texas, Mexico and Dominican Republic.

Harvesting is done by hand to ensure the Aloe is not degraded and the plant is fully mature. It is send directly to the factory close to the fields to ovoid the oxidation of the plant, which would make the plant lose many of its vitamins and minerals. Once at the factory, the leaves are carefully washed, rinsed and prepared for the gel to be extracted.

Then the gel is separated from the bark and rinsed again to remove the sap that is not edible. The pulp is then ready to be stabilized by a unique patented process.

Numerous laboratory tests guarantee the exceptional quality of the Aloe Vera. One of them is the IASC label. All of forever Living products owns this quality label.

Try our Aloe and feel better !

99.7% Aloe Vera Gel

This is the more close to nature Aloe Vera Gel that you can find. No preservative or other additive, 99.7% of pure inner leaf Aloe Vera Gel. Help supports healthy digestion, promotes immune health, supports nutrient absorption, helps maintain natural energy levels. Gluten Free – Suitable for Vegetarian and Vegan. IASC, Kosher and Halal certified.

90.7% Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Berry Nectar is made with Aloe Vera Gel, Apples and Cranberries and provides all the benefits of the Aloe but also the antioxydant and Vitamins from Apple and Cranberry. Help supports healthy digestion, promotes immune health, supports nutrient absorption, helps maintain natural energy levels, cranberries support urinary health. Gluten Free – Suitable for Vegetarian and Vegan. IASC, Kosher and Halal certified.

84.5% Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Peaches – The benefits of Aloe with sun-ripened peaches. For those of you that don’t like the taste of pure Aloe Vera Gel, Forever Living create this peachy version with White Grape Juice concentrate and Peach Flavor. No added preservatives, help supports healthy digestion, promotes immune health, supports nutrient absorption, helps maintain natural energy levels. Gluten Free – Suitable for Vegetarian and Vegan. IASC, Kosher and Halal certified.

Forever Freedom

With all the powerful benefits of the original Forever Aloe Vera Gel, Forever Freedom helps support healthy joints and help you keep moving. With carefully selected ingredients, it will help your joints feel strong and lubricated. Support joint function and mobility, helps maintain healthy cartilage, natural oranger flavor. Gluten Free – Suitable for Vegetarian. IASC certified.

Advice is for information only and should not replace medical care. Please check with you GP before trying any remedies.

+ Sources : https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318600.php – https://www.myfooddata.com/articles/vegetables-high-in-protein.php – https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/19-high-protein-vegetables#5 – https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-15464/10-highprotein-vegetables-you-should-start-eating-today.htmlhttps://www.desertharvest.com/physicians/documents/HB-43.pdf

Getting ready for winter with  Forever Bee products

Getting ready for winter with Forever Bee products

How can bee products makes me feel better ?

Honey, bee propolis, bee pollen and royal jelly have long been used in traditional medicine. Apitherapy can be track as far as Ancient Egypt, Greece and in China as traditional Chinese medicine. Honey and other bee products have amazing healing proprieties : antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidative and tissue-regenerating activities. It also is rich of vitamins B, C, D, E and K, provitamin A, fatty acids and essential amino acids. Pollen is also extremely rich in protein.

Bee products can help you strengthen you immune system and help your body fight better against infection and bacteria. Medical studies shows that bee products are also highly rich in active components such as flavonoids, phenolic acid, phenolic compounds, terpenes, and enzymes. Which help prevent some disease and promote good health .

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Forever Bee Honey

Honey is a produce by honeybees and can be find all around the world. To enjoy all the benefits af it, it is preferable to consume it raw. Once heated, like any food, Honey will lose between 50% and 100% of its natural vitamins and nutrients. Honey can be use to treat internal and external wounds. In ancient medicine, Honey was used by Egyptians, Greeks, Chinese and Romans to heal wounds , sore throats, cough, earaches and gut disease. In india, Lotus Honey was used to treat eye infections. Glucose, fructose, flavonoid, polyphenols are some of the natural honey’s component that will help your body fights against some disease and virus. Learn more about Forever Bee Honey here.

Forever Bee Propolis

Forever Propolis

Propolis is known has a sticky mixture like resins collected by Honey bees from plant sources. It is use to protect the beehives from external harm (weather, predators) and keep the hive internal temperature optimal. Bee propolis possesses numerous health properties such as anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antioxidant, antibacterial, antimycotic, anti fungal, anti ulcer, anti cancer and immunomodulatory properties. It is also a natural antibiotic. Learn more about Forever Propolis here.

Forever Bee Pollen

Forever bee Pollen

Excellent source of proteins and vitamins, Bee pollen is extremely rich in good nutrients. Essential amino acids, various fatty acids, vitamins B, C, D, E and K, and provitamin A nourish your system and help maintain good health. Bee pollen is a mixture of flower pollen, nectar, enzymes, honey, wax and bee secretions. It is safe for most people but you might avoid it if you have allergic reaction to pollen or been sting. Learn more about Forever Bee Pollen here.

Forever Royal Jelly

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The superfood Royal Jelly is originally created by the honeybees to feed the queen. This white and viscous jelly substance is also fed the honeybees larvae. It is one of the main reason why the Queen lives longer compares to other bees. Royal Jelly is a superfood that combines vitamins, minerals, protein, amino acids, essential fatty acids, and trace elements such as copper, sulfur and silicon. Royal Jelly has been used in both traditional and modern medicine to help fight various chronic health conditions and is also known for its antibacterial, anti-allergy, anti-inflammatory properties. Learn more about Royal Jelly here.

Advice is for information only and should not replace medical care. Please check with you GP before trying any remedies.

+ Sources : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5549483/#B13 – https://www.nowfoods.com/now/nowledge/bee-products – https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/bee-pollen#section12 – https://www.worldbeeday.org/en/did-you-know/92-honey-and-other-bee-products.html – https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/si/191798/cfp/

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