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Can Vitamin C Make You Gain Weight
VITAMINS: UNLIKELY. TO INCREASE ATP PRODUCTION AT A CELLULAR LEVEL I RECOMMEND RIBOSE/CARNATINE/UBIQUINOL. The big ones to watch for are the FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS A D K E. You can see my recommendations on www.rejuvenation-science.com, I would recommend a GF DIET WWW.WHOLEAPPROACH.COM & WWW.GUTBLISS.COM ...Read more
Hello, How can I benefit from panax genseng and complex B with vitamin C, if I am 25 years old and 52 kg, Can I gain weight if I took them?
No: You will not gain weight with these, but your wallet may become thinner. With a normal diet there is seldom a need for supplementary vitamins, and certainly not ginseng. If you want to gain weight (which may or may not be appropriate) you need to consume more calories than you are using. Simple math. Good luck. ...Read more
At least 1000 mg: Vitamin c is extremely safe, so the worst that might happen from too much is loose stools. The vitamin c foundation recommends that 1 year olds take 1000 mg a day, 2 yo's take 2000 mg/day and those 3 and over take 3000 mg/day, best divided into 2 or doses throughout the day. See http://www.Vitamincfoundation. Org/vitcrda. Shtml. ...Read more
What is the recommended dosage of Vitamin C for children aged 7/8 with the weight in the high 70s/low 80s? It is for immune system health.
Vit C: Vit C is water-soluble, which means the body will use only what it needs. The amount recommended, RDA, varies depending upon patient age as well as the purpose for taking the vitamin. So for a 7/8 year old the RDA is 25 mg and the UL (upper limit) safe to give is 650 mg daily. For anti cancer, cold, & antioxidant benefits the recommendations start at 200 mg daily, See PMD. ...Read more
Is there any harm taking 1 scoop of whey protien, one multivitamin, 1tab vitamin E 400ui, 1tab vitamin C 500mg together after weight training workout?
Seems OK: The above mention supplements are in common use and the amount you indicated is in safe range and so should be ok to use. Remember that supplements are meant to supplement and should not the primary source of your vitamins/proteins etc. A well-balanced diet with plenty of fruits/veggies should a better approach. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Vitamin C will help if you are deficient due to not getting daily requirement through your food. Since there are sommany sources of vitamin d including citrus food.apples, strawberries,Acerola Cherries, papayas,black current, kiwi, and others,
Some people believe it helps with cold but according to studies you have to take several thousand mgm of this vitamin for that purpose. ...Read more
DailyRequirement60mg: 1000 mgm is a lot. Daily requirement of Vitamin C is 60mgm. You can get enough from your diet if you have citrus fruits/juices, tomato,papaya, green leafy vegetables like kale, kivi fruit, bell peppers, guava,brocolli, strawberriespeas. Some recommend supplement up to 1000 mgm but I don't exceed more than 500 mgm as large doses can cause diarrhea, nausea,abdominal pain, Calcium oxalate kidney stones etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamin C is: Generally good for you. If you take too much you may get the runs. Daily maintenance dose would be one 1K tab in the a.m. and one 1K tab in the p.m. It only lasts in your body for about 12 hours so whatever you take needs to be in divided doses. If you have a cold or it's cold season it can be doubled. Beyond that, please see a nutritionist or integrative doc. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamin C & colds: This topic has been debated. The data suggest that it can reduce duration of colds slightly but it does not prevent or reduce the severity of colds for most people. Some studies of people living in extreme circumstances, including soldiers in subarctic exercises, skiers, and marathon runners, have found a significant reduction in the risk of developing a cold with vitamin c by nearly 50%. ...Read more
Day and night: I recommend everyone take 1000-2000 mg of vitamin c twice a day for general preventive purposes. Vitamin c does not stay in our bodies very long, so whatever you take in the morning won't be there at nite, so I advise taking vitamin c both morning and evening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vit c: Vit c is a water-soluble vitamin and our body does not manufacture it so the supply we get is via food resources and the level can fluctuate a lot and is labile. Some patients who have malabsorption syndromes or gastric bypass or who travel a lot (like pirates) can develop a deficiency as well. It can lead to anemia and bruising/bleeding problems and affect wound healing and lead to psychosis etc. ...Read more