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What can expired vitamin C tablet do?

What can expired vitamin C tablet do?

Flush down toilet: If already taken are unlikely to have done any harm. There is usually a safe window after expiry dates, but getting rid of them is the most sensible approach. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Is it possible for you to take 1 yr expired vitamin c?

Is it possible for you to take 1 yr expired vitamin c?

You could, but: I wouldn't. After the expiration date, the product will start to degrade. ...Read more

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I have taken some vitamin C (emergen-c)which expired on may. Is there any problem? I noticed the expiry date after taking it for 2 days now.

I have taken some vitamin C (emergen-c)which expired on may. Is there any problem? I noticed the expiry date after taking it for 2 days now.

Not likely: It is not like it is a self-destruct date, otherwise all of us would be gone, as that happens to everyone now and then. Just starts to lose effective concentration so should be replaced. ...Read more

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Can vitamin C help?

OnlyIf Deficient: 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

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Is vitamin C healthly?

Is vitamin C healthly?

Yes: The best source of vitamin C is a healthy diet consisting of lots of fruits and vegetables. Taking a pill won't substitute for eating healthy. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Is 1000mg vitamin C a lot?

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 more

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What is rich in vitamin c?

What is rich in vitamin c?

Many fruits & vegies: Top sources of vitamin c include fruits, especially citrus, papayas, kiwi, strawberries, goji & acai berries, and vegetables, especially peppers, broccoli and kale. See http://www. Healthaliciousness. Com/articles/vitamin-c.Php. ...Read more

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Does vitamin C really work?

Does vitamin C really work?

For what?: Vitamin c really does prevent scurvy and help your immune system. It helps in growth and repair of tissues.
Did you have a specific question? ...Read more

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What is vitamin C halflife?

Vitamin C: Half-life is 12 hours. So, take a does in the morning and again in the evening. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is lots of vitamin C good or bad?

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 more

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What foods are rich in vitamin c?

Vit c: Fresh fruits and vegetables most of them contain vit c! esp tomatoes, oranges, tangerine, lemon, lime, strawberry, blueberry, potatoes, mangoes, kiwi, passion fruit, pears, carrot, pineapple etc. ...Read more

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Does vitamin C help fight a cold?

Does vitamin C help fight a cold?

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

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Should vitamin C be taken at night?

Should vitamin C be taken at night?

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 more

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How will my body utilize vitamin c?

How will my body utilize vitamin c?

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

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Is it ok to take vitamin C everyday?

Is it ok to take vitamin C everyday?

Vitamin C supplement: Taking vitamin c supplementation is generally safe if taken within the recommended daily allowance. The daily recommended dietary allowances (rdas) in adults are 90 mg for men and 75 mg for women. Higher doses of vitamin c (more than 2000 mg/day for adults) could lead to adverse reactions (heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, or kidney stones). ...Read more

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What is vitamin C good for in winter?

Vitamin c: Vitamin c, like all vitamins, are needed for existence. The best sources of all nutrients are from regular foot intake with a balanced diet using healthy food sources. Vitamin c is involved in multiple biochemical reactions in the human body. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C the best cure-all vitamin?

Is vitamin C the best cure-all vitamin?

No: There are no magic pills. The best "cure-all" has always been and remains eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly. ...Read more

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How much vitamin C should I take daily?

How much vitamin C should I take daily?

None: Eat oranged, tomatoes and lots of fruit. ...Read more

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Which types of food give you vitamin c?

Which types of food give you vitamin c?

Citrus fruits: Citrus fruits are generally by far the highest in vitamin c. Tomatoes are also a good source, as are many other fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Is 1000mg vitamin C too much for a day?

Is 1000mg vitamin C too much for a day?

Yes.: Recommended dietary allowance (rda) for vitamin c in mg/day
infants 0-6 months: 40
7-12 months: 50
children: 1-3 years: 15
4-8 years: 25
9-13 years: 45
girls: 14-18 years: 65
boys: 14-18 years: 75
men: age 19 and older: 90 women: age 19 and older 75 smokers or if around secondhand smoke at any age, add 35 mg/d. Higher amounts of vitamin c are needed during pregnancy and breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Can I take a vitamin C capsule everyday?

Yes: By definition vitamins are substances we need to ingest every single day for optimal health. While one can get vitamin c through diet there may be significant benefits to taking additional c such as boosting immune function ; reducing risk of heart disease, cancer ; other chronic illnesses. I advise 1-2000 mg 2x/day. For more see http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/vitamin-c-ascorbic-acid. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose on vitamin c?

Is it possible to overdose on vitamin c?

No such thing unless: In general vitamin c is extremely safe and non-toxic and you can not overdose, in the sense of taking a quantity that would damage your health. There is a limit to how much you can absorb, and when this amount is exceeded you won't absorb any more and it will act as a laxative.The exception is people who have a hereditary g6pd deficiency, in which high doses of IV vit c can cause hemolytic anemia. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C extra usage bad for health?

Maybe: The World Health Organization recommends 45 mg/day of vitamin C for healthy adults. Vitamin C is an antioxidant & some have recommended high doses to prevent disease & promote health. It does seem to be fairly well tolerated at high doses, though it may cause kidney stones or problems in those with certain gene changes. The biggest issue is that the evidence that it is truly beneficial is weak. ...Read more

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How much of vitamin C one ciggarette use?

How much of vitamin C one ciggarette use?

25-100 mg: I've read that each cigarette depletes our bodies of 25 mg of vit c but am not sure where that number comes from. Many experts advise smokers consume at least 2000 mg of c/day, which is 100 mg per cig if you smoke a pack a day. This won't totally protect you from the immense damage caused by smoking but will reduce that damage somewhat. See
http://www. Mcvitamins. Com/health%20opponents/smoking. Htm. ...Read more

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How many mg of vitamin C are needed daily?

How many mg of vitamin C are needed daily?

Overdoses of: The fat soluble vitamins: a, d, e &k are of concern. The others, including c, are easily flushed on a daily basis. Daily dose 200mg-6gm are used. Linus paulng advocated huge doses as a preventitive. No side effects reported. Acorbic acid is an anti-oxidant. ...Read more

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