Although for decades has been one of the main fighters against colds and flu, vitamin C plays an almost insignificant role in strengthening our immunity, according to new research.
In the research on international health organization participate more than 11,000 volunteers. Some of them consumed a placebo, and the rest used at least 0.2 grams of Vitamin C daily.
Individuals who have taken large quantities of vitamin C when they were cold, did not notice any difference in the duration and severity of the disease. At participants who were taking vitamin C before they get sick, duration of disease decreased by an average of less than one day.
Representatives of research reminded that some foods contain up to one gram of vitamin, which is ten times more than the recommended dose. Because our body cannot absorb such large amounts, vitamin C is excreted in the urine after a few hours…
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