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What You Need to Know About Vitamin C Dosage

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid (AA), is not synthesized by humans.1 It has many proven benefits from boosting the immune system, lessening cognitive decline, improving cardiovascular function and reducing oxidative stress to mineralizing bones, reducing the incidence of cataracts and acting as a pro-oxidant that may be toxic to cancer cells, according to research published in 2010.2 Yet, identifying the optimal dosage of vitamin C to achieve its many benefits has been a slow process. It has been hampered by a lack of valid data, faulty methodologies that yielded incorrect conclusions, and even infighting and politics. Read more...




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