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Vitamin C combats tumor cells and cancer

A recent study shows that vitamin C is able to kill tumor cells with a specific mutation that causes cancer while the vitamin also inhibits tumor growth in the mutation. 199 more words


Vitamin C benefits people after surgery or injury

Melissa Wdowik, PhD, RDN, an assistant professor at Colorado State University’s Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, has said that vitamin C is beneficial to people recovering from surgery or injury. 319 more words


More Demand for Vitamin C Intravenous Therapy

IV vitamin lounges have been spreading throughout North America, and the demand for the lounges is increasing.

The therapies are made of large doses of minerals, vitamins, and amino acids. 267 more words


The relationship between stress, adrenal function and vitamin C and the effect of this relationship on the immune system! 

During times of stress, the adrenal glands produce a stress hormone called cortisol, which suppresses the immune system by inhibiting the production of lymphocytes (the cells responsible for identifying and destroying harmful antigens).  88 more words


According to a recent study conducted at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, eating a diet that includes dried and fresh chili peppers and similar spicy foods may reduce the chances of death from heart, cancer, diabetes, and lung disease. 247 more words


Brain health improves with vitamin C

Vitamin C removes toxins from the brain, which may prevent harmful buildup that has been connected to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

Vitamin C does three things that are important for brain health and regulating neural transmitters: It is an antioxidant nutrient, which means that it helps the body to remove wastes and toxins; it is necessary for the body to produce neurotransmitters in the brain; and it builds collagen to improve the flexibility of arteries, which allows blood to flow to the brain. 186 more words