Vitamin Supplements Don't Grow on Trees

Vitamin Supplements Don't Grow on Trees
Take vitamin C. “Humans have the genes necessary for producing vitamin C, but our version contains a disabling mutation that prevents us from doing so,” wrote science journalist Catherine Price in the recently published Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest …
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Sorry, Your Vitamin C Megadose Is Basically Useless
Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is an essential nutrient that helps the body's immune system, improves the body's absorption of iron, helps metabolize protein and regenerates antioxidants in the body. Too little of it will lead to scurvy, historically …
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Low vitamin D, memory loss tied
Older adults with low vitamin D levels — and that accounts for most of them — might lose their memories and thinking abilities faster than those with normal vitamin D levels, researchers say. “There is a recent and growing literature on the …
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