• Are You Getting Enough Vitamin C?

    2 days ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    When cold and flu season arrives, the focus turns toward vitamin C in the hope that getting more of it will prevent the common cold and other pesky viral infections. Unfortunately, the evidence that vitamin C prevents colds is weak. Still, getting enough vitamin C is important for a healthy immune system, your body's defense against cold and flu viruses. But, this doesn't mean that mega-doses offer additional benefits. In defense of vitamin C and its role in cold prevention, it does, based on studies, slightly shorten the duration of a cold. You might feel better a day sooner if you...
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