Tag: high-dose vitamin C

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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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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New Study: Vitamin C Is As Heart-Healthy As Exercise

New Study: Vitamin C Is As Heart-Healthy As Exercise

| Oct 18, 2015

While checking out at a local coop recently, we noticed a worrying headline on the cover of a popular health magazine: “Just To Be Safe, Avoid Taking Vitamins.” This sentence pretty perfectly sums up the air of paranoia and skepticism that surrounds the vitamin and supplement culture. Contamination scares, dubious studies depicting the supposed uselessness […]

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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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