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90% Of Vitamin C And Most Vitamins A, B12 And E Are Made In China. Are They Safe? by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm I was surprised to learn that China is one of the largest exporters of many common drugs and vitamins. About 90% of all Vitamin C sold in the US is from China. China also produce 50% of the world's asprin and 35% of acetaminophen (Tylenol) as well as most Vitamins A, B12 and E. Since the United States does not require country-of-origin label ... Read on »
Vitamin C and Fat Burning by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 07 Nov 2008 2:20pm People with low levels of vitamin C in their blood burn 25% less fat than those who do not have low concentrations. Here is a link to the study's abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16945143?dopt=Abstract Co what? This is because Vitamin C is a co-factor (something like a chemical "helper") for your body's production of carni ... Read on »
The Many Benefits of Vitamin C by Chris .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 06 Nov 2010 12:15am   Pink Sherbet Photography Vitamin C is hugely important - But just how important is it and to what extent should we be looking to eat Vitamin C rich foods or load up on supplemental Vitamin C? The first thing to remember is that our bodies cannot produce Vitamin C by themselves and therefore we need to get a good daily dose via diet at t ... Read on »
New Report Says Vitamins A, C and E are 'a waste of time and may even shorten your life' by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm Study from Great Britain shows vitamins do not extend life and may even cause premature death, according to a respected group of international scientists. After reviewing 67 studies involving more than 230,000 men and women, the experts say there is no convincing evidence that taking supplements of the antioxidant vitamins A, C and E can mak ... Read on »
Vitamin C and the Goldilocks Theory of Medicine by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sat 09 Feb 2013 3:00am You remember Goldilocks, right?  She of the 3 bears fame?  The picky eater who didn't like her porridge either too hot or too cold?  As I've alluded to in many posts, medicine is like Goldilocks.  You want things just right, neither too high nor too low.  Case in point is vitamin C .  If you don't have enough, you run the risk of develop ... Read on »
Vitamin C & Cancer by Sandy H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:24pm Recent Worldwide Newspaper headlines claimed that a study showing high doses of Vitamin C given intravenously could destroy cancer cells was a "breakthrough discovery". This infuriated many doctors who have been using IV Vitamin C since the 1970's as part of natural health remedy treatments for cancer. Dr Robert Cathcart has been using IV Vitamin ... Read on »
Vitamin C Decreases Athletic Performance by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 12:27am A new study demonstrates that supplementing with vitamin C actually decreases athletic performance. Its a great study because the authors actually figured out why they got the results they did--here's the synopsis: The researchers took a group of "healthy, sedentary men" and divided them into 2 groups. Group A did routine aerobic exercise f ... Read on »
New Cancer Cure - Vitamin C by Plantarian Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:06am New Cancer Cure Natural Vitamin C ? Reports of Vitamin C as a cancer cure abound again as new scientific research comes to light. A cancer treatment pioneered by Nobel Prize Winning Linus Pauling over 30 years ago has recently gained favour again. Doctors in London's Harley Street are administering the intravenous Vitamin C treatment for ... Read on »
Burn More Fat With Vitamin C by Carolin K. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 15 May 2009 10:15pm Vitamin C helps your body transform fat from your diet to energy instead of storing it as fat reserves. An American study found a relationship between : high levels of body fat and a large waist size and low levels of vitamin C in the blood. The study showed that just by raising your daily vitamin C intake with 500 mg can have an ... Read on »
Why Take Vitamin C For Seasonal Allergies Or The Flu? by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 25 Aug 2009 5:21pm This month I am exploring the natural approach to preparing for colds and flu. A classic anti-oxidant nutrient,very well known for its boosting immune function is Vitamin C. Soon citrus fruit will be at its prime.  I personally can't eat enough grapefruit and or oranges yet, am I actually eating enough Vitamin C to ward off all the inva ... Read on »