November 26th, 2009

Immune System Vitamins

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Q: What are immune system vitamins? A: This an informal name that refers to vitamins which are said to help support our immune systems. Most people consider vitamin C, A, D, E, and the B complex to make up this category. Additionally, there are minerals like zinc which are often included in immune system supplements. [...]

November 16th, 2009

Ascorbic Acid Dosage

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Q: What is the typical ascorbic acid dosage for an adult? A: The National Institute of Health has recommended a vitamin C dosage of 90 mg per day for males and 75 mg for females. However many people believe those figures are far outdated, especially for those who are under extra physical and mental pressure. [...]

November 15th, 2009

What is Ascorbic Acid?

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Look at a carton of orange juice, a vitamin bottle, or even a can of tomato soup… and you will see it listed on the ingredient label. So what is ascorbic acid? The complete answer may surprise you. What happens if you don’t get vitamin C? This is a necessary antioxidant which humans need to [...]