Vitamin C Benefits

Why your immune function is dependent on vitamin C

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(NaturalHealth365) Like most time-worn bits of advice, the recommendation to drink plenty of orange juice to lessen the effects of a cold and boost immunity has its roots firmly planted in logical advice.  In fact, vitamin C plays a critical role in supporting a strong immune system and should never be underestimated or overlooked entirely. The severity and frequency of ... Read More »

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Prevent and reverse infections with vitamin C

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(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin C benefits are well-known, including bringing support to the immune system and to overall health. This powerful antioxidant can help to fend off colds and flu. Additional vitamin C benefits include supporting the cardiovascular system and the health of the bones, kidneys and respiratory system. Even better news, vitamin C is affordable and well-tolerated by most people eating ... Read More »

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The never-ending war against vitamin C

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In her article of February 19, 2016, Denise Dador jumps onto the heavily-populated bandwagon advocating against the utility of vitamin C in treating the common cold, or just about anything else, for that matter. Certainly, I am in no position to question Ms. Dador’s sincerity in writing her article. (But, here’s a ‘dose of reality’ for Ms. Dador) Perhaps she ... Read More »

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The most popular vitamin C myths exposed

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(NaturalHealth365)  Myth number one: What is the “difference” between natural and synthetic vitamin C? Vitamin C, as ascorbic acid, is a specific molecule having a specific molecular structure. It is not a complex, or a substance with multiple chemical or nutrient ingredients. There are many products offered to the public these days that appropriately raise the question of whether that ... Read More »

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Vitamin C deficiency accelerates bone loss

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(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin C is well known as a powerful antioxidant and valuable weapon against cancer and other disease. But this versatile vitamin can also prevent bone loss by preventing oxidative stress that destroys bone structure. Bone loss, known as osteoporosis, strikes older adults and can have devastating effects on mobility and quality of life. By supplementing with vitamin C, and ... Read More »

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Vitamin C reduces risk of death from breast cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Women with breast cancer can expect that higher intakes of vitamin C may help them in their fight for survival. Whether from food sources or supplements, the research findings by Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet published in the European Journal of Cancer found higher intakes of vitamin C improved survival rates among breast cancer patients. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, ... Read More »

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Vitamin C revealed as effective as exercise for treating obese people

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(NaturalHealth365) Overweight and obese adults are advised to exercise on a daily basis for improved health. However, about one-third of the population are not physically active – and that figure may be grossly underestimated. Poor dietary habits and a lack of exercise greatly increase the risk of blood vessel constriction – which is often increased in overweight and obese adults ... Read More »

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New study: Vitamin C kills ‘untreatable’ cancer cells

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(NaturalHealth365) Findings from a new study offer further evidence of the cancer-fighting properties of vitamin C. This time, research shows the powerful antioxidant may be effective in combating a class of cancerous tumors – including colorectal cancer cells – that can be particularly difficult to treat by conventional means. Findings of the study, which showed the vitamin was effective in ... Read More »

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Vitamin C shown to reduce flu and cold symptoms by 85 percent

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(NaturalHealth365) Every year, millions of people heed the barrage of dire warnings about the flu and make their annual pilgrimage to a local clinic, pharmacy or community center to become inoculated against seasonal influenza. By the time winter begins to fade a few months later, over half the U.S. population will have received a flu vaccine. Yet, many will still ... Read More »

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Antibiotic resistance makes vitamin C more important than ever

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(NaturalHealth365) Each year, in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic-resistance bacteria – 23,000 of them are fatal. This development of drug-resistant bacterial infections can be traced to the overuse of antibiotics leading to antibiotic resistance. However, with an estimated 200 million-plus antibiotic prescriptions written every year in the U.S., this very real threat of ... Read More »

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Vitamin C protects against liver injury caused by MSG

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(NaturalHealth365) There are many reasons to avoid consuming monosodium glutamate (MSG). This “flavor-enhancing” food additive MSG is a known neurotoxin, yet is liberally added to a slew of processed foods, meats and restaurant meals. From headache to chest pain, there is a long list of MSG side effects. But one of the most serious health risks linked to consumption of ... Read More »

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Vitamin C eradicates sudden infant death syndrome

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(NaturalHealth365) For generations, the medical profession has told grieving parents that the sudden death of their infant was simply unexplainable and vastly unpreventable. Told there was nothing that could have been done to avoid the tragedy, new parents were left with empty hearts and empty answers. Sadly, between 2,500 and 4,500 infants in the U.S. fall victim each year to ... Read More »

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