Researchers say Vitamin C level so low in some they have scurvy

Anyone who has worked in the nutrition industry for any length of time has heard a comment that goes something like this: “I don’t need a Vitamin C supplement, because everyone knows that diseases like scurvy are ancient history.” Well, it turns out...

Vitamin C protects body’s gut-to-liver vitamin transfer function

A new study has revealed that low vitamin C levels impair the “gut to liver” transfer of vitamin E. This biological function is crucial when the body is experiencing times of inflammation. The research was conducted at Oregon State University and published...

Vitamin C supplements shorten hospital ICU stay

Providing a vitamin C regimen to ICU patients lowered the average stay by 8% according to meta-analysis research conducted at the University of Helsinki. The research was carried-out by Dr. Harri Hemilä from the University of Helsinki, Finland, and Dr. Elizabeth...

Vitamin C deficiency linked to pneumonia in three separate trials

In a review published in Nutrients, Dr. Harri Hemila of the University of Helsinki reported that three different controlled trials had found that vitamin C significantly protected against pneumonia. The review, published in March 2017, asserted that vitamin C...