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Is it advised against to take 1 packet of vitamin C emergenc. 1000 mg/day? I don't drink any juice, soda, etc. Just water and wanted to add that 1xday?

Is it advised against to take 1 packet of vitamin C emergenc. 1000 mg/day? I don't drink any juice, soda, etc. Just water and wanted to add that 1xday?

Not needed: You can take it with little likelihood it will harm anything. If you take multivitamins then you should be OK. It is not going to prevent a cold as far as we know scientifically. The hydration part helps the most. I would suggest to start drinking juice to help your system. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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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

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Can I take a vitamin C capsule everyday?

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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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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Vitamin c what is it good for besides colds?

Vitamin c what is it good for besides colds?

Vit c: It is good for health of bones, joints, cartilages, ligaments, tendons, any connective tissue in your body. It helps with anemia, helps with brain function and deficiency can lead to scorbutic psychosis and memory problems. Extremely imp for dental health that is for gums and teeth. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to overdose on vitamin c?

Not in the classic: Sense because it is water soluble. Taking excessive amounts of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loose stools, heartburn, abdominal cramping, bloating, headache and insomnia. It may be associated with renal calculi. It can lead to hemolytic anemia in patients with g6pd deficiency. ...Read more

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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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Does a daily chewable vitamin C really work for adults.?

Really work for what: What is it that you're trying to achieve w/daily chewable vitamin c? And at what dose? Sure, it can help prevent scurvey but that hasn't been a major issue for quite some time now. Prevent cancer, stroke, etc? Randomized controlled studies demonstrate no benefit. However, vitamin c levels are a good marker of fruit & vegetable consumption & thus linked to inverse risk of diabetes. No proof of caus. ...Read more

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Does taking vitamin C really keep you from getting sick?

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. Aid in wound healing.? Scurvy. ...Read more

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How are synthetic and natural vitamin C distinguished from each other?

Same chemical but...: Both natural & synthetic vit. C are the same chemical, ascorbic acid, so most feel there's no difference but most synthetic is from gmo corn, which I feel is wise to avoid. Natural c usually has beneficial flavonoids too. See http://vitamincfoundation. Org/naturalc. Htm for the argument that there is essentially no difference & see comment for link to the argument in favor of natural vit c. ...Read more

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How can I determine if the vitamin C in the tablet is synthetic or not?

How can I determine if the vitamin C in the tablet is synthetic or not?

Doesn't make...: Any difference! The molecules are identical. I can say, that the natural cs frequently come with other factors, such as bioflavinoids, and they will say that on the label. No one should take more than 300mg of c/ day! Excess c is associated with greater all cause mortality! ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose on vitamin C by eating foods containing it, and what are the affects?

Vitamin C: Vitamin c is safe in amounts normally obtained from foods. Vitamin c supplements are also generally regarded as safe in most individuals in recommended amounts, although side effects are rarely reported, including nausea, vomiting, heartburn, abdominal cramps, and headache. Dental erosion may occur from chronically chewing vitamin c tablets. (see comment). ...Read more

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Can vitamin c, calcium?

Can vitamin c, calcium?

VitaminC NotCalcium: Vitamin c is not calcium.Vitamin c is ascorbic acid and is an essential vitamin deficiency of which can cause Scurvy. Calcium is an essential mineral needed in our body for skeleton and teeth and other function in blood clotting, muscle contraction and nerve function ...Read more

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Is vitamin C ascorbic acid?

Is vitamin C ascorbic acid?

Yes: It comes in several forms with the most common being sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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