Tag: health benefits of vitamin C

Vitamin C Provides Powerful, Immediate Stress Relief

Vitamin C Provides Powerful, Immediate Stress Relief

| Nov 6, 2017

Vitamin C is making a serious comeback. As we’ve discussed in past articles, researchers of the early to mid 20th century became obsessed with the seemingly miraculous healing capacities of high-dose ascorbic acid (the technical name for vitamin C). The work of these pioneers was largely shunned by the mainstream medical community, however, and vitamin […]

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Do You Have a Vitamin C Deficiency?

Do You Have a Vitamin C Deficiency?

| Nov 1, 2017

  Of all the nutrient deficiencies discussed, vitamin C is certainly not the most common. It’s almost invariably associated with scurvy, a condition characterized by mood imbalance, connective tissue defects, rashes, impaired wound healing, and even internal bleeding. Scurvy occurs in circumstances of dire malnutrition—such conditions are still endured in developing countries, and sailors historically […]

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Vitamin C Is Literally a Lifesaver for Patients with Sepsis

Vitamin C Is Literally a Lifesaver for Patients with Sepsis

| Aug 2, 2017

For all its wonders, modern medicine still has its limitations—perhaps even more than we usually like to admit. Serious infections provide a window of insight into these limitations; one glance at medical statistics is enough to remind us that even our most powerful antibiotics and most cutting-edge interventions are sometimes helpless in the face of […]

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How Vitamin C Aids Cancer Treatment (and Much More)

How Vitamin C Aids Cancer Treatment (and Much More)

| Jan 2, 2017

As we’ve written about before, vitamin C is a highly underestimated medicine. While it’s common knowledge that this essential nutrient will boost the immune system and prevent scurvy, a growing body of research is showing it’s still not given nearly enough credit. Scientists have discovered that most mammals—with the exception of monkeys, guinea pigs, and […]

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The Incredible Untapped Potential of Vitamin C

The Incredible Untapped Potential of Vitamin C

| Aug 18, 2015

Vitamin C just might be a miracle cure that’s hidden in plain sight. Surely, you’ve heard that this humble vitamin makes a great addition to any daily supplement regimen. You’re probably aware that it can help boost the immune system, and that it’s one of the most healthful components in many fruits. But did you […]

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