Comparing antioxidants levels in tomatoes of different color
(American Society for Horticultural Science) Greater levels of specific antioxidants were associated with particular colorations of tomato fruit. These genotypes could be used either directly as food or in breeding programs to recover greater levels of functional compounds such as carotenoids, tocopherols, anthocyanins, and vitamin C. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevent bone loss with vitamin C
(Natural News) It’s a well-known fact that many older adults suffer from bone loss or osteoporosis. But what many people don’t realize is that it can happen to them, despite their age. In fact, the National Osteoporosis Foundation reports that over 54 million Americans suffer from, or are at risk of, osteoporosis. This can be caused either by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-dose vitamin C can treat dengue fever and Zika virus
(Natural News) Nutritional therapies are simple low-cost methods of interrupting the transmission of various viral infections, as well as reducing one’s susceptibility to these diseases. Of particular note is the incredible healing power of vitamin C in reducing symptoms related to dengue fever, Zika virus, and similar infections. Dengue fever can be effectively reduced with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why being deficient in vitamin C puts you at extreme risk of various diseases
(Natural News) As an unusually cold winter maintains its stubborn grip on the United States we are all at increased risk of developing seasonal colds and flus. Of course, people with compromised immune systems have an even greater chance of getting sick. Over the years, studies have consistently shown that one of the greatest causes... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mouse study reveals how chronic stress promotes cancer, identifies vitamin C as therapy
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) A new study, published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, establishes that the stress hormone epinephrine sets off a cascade of biochemical reactions that favor breast cancer growth and spread in chronically stressed patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 18, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

As Portland-area measles numbers hold steady, critics call for Facebook to keep closer watch on anti-vaccination groups
Amid measles outbreaks and the World Health Organization announcing anti-vaxxers pose a global health threat, Facebook is drawing criticism for the proliferation of anti-immunization groups on the social media platform.   The Guardian reports that the groups promote alternatives to vaccines, like high doses of vitamin C to fight communicable diseases, or vitamin A to ward off measles. Some groups have tens of thousands of members and are closed, which means new members must be approved before joining.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

As Portland-area measles numbers hold steady, critics call for Facebook to keep closer watch on anti-vaccination groups
Amid measles outbreaks and the World Health Organization announcing anti-vaxxers pose a global health threat, Facebook is drawing criticism for the proliferation of anti-immunization groups on the social media platform.   The Guardian reports that the groups promote alternatives to vaccines, like high doses of vitamin C to fight communicable diseases, or vitamin A to ward off measles. Some groups have tens of thousands of members and are closed, which means new members must be approved before joining.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

Critics call for Facebook to keep closer watch on anti-vaccination groups
Amid measles outbreaks and the World Health Organization announcing anti-vaxxers pose a global health threat, Facebook is drawing criticism for the proliferation of anti-immunization groups on the social media platform.   The Guardian reports that the groups promote alternatives to vaccines, like high doses of vitamin C to fight communicable diseases, or vitamin A to ward off measles. Some groups have tens of thousands of members and are closed, which means new members must be approved before joining.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

High levels of vitamin C can significantly lower your risk of premature death, researchers find
(Natural News) Death might be inevitable, but there are lots of ways you can prolong your life, and a recent study shows that vitamin C could be one of the best tools for giving yourself some extra years. The study, which was published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, looked at 473 men... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boost your vitamin C intake to strengthen your immune system and lower cancer risk
(Natural News) For the past few years, research has determined that vitamin C can help fight cancer, mainly because this vitamin can boost the immune system. Vitamin C strengthens your immune system Researchers have been studying the properties of vitamin C for almost a century. In 1937, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi’s research won him the Nobel Prize in Physiology. Since then, vitamin... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin C deficiency symptoms: Bleeding gums when brushing teeth? You could lack vitamin C
VITAMIN C is an essential vitamin everyone should include in their diets - as a lack of the vitamin can lead to scurvy. But how do you know if you are getting enough vitamin C? If you experience bleeding gums when brushing your teeth, it could be one of the symptoms of a vitamin C deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency symptoms: Bleeding gums when brushing teeth? You could lack vitamin C
VITAMIN C is an essential vitamin everyone should include in their diets - as a lack of the vitamin can lead to scurvy. But how do you know if you are getting enough vitamin C? If you experience bleeding gums when brushing your teeth, it could be one of the symptoms of a vitamin C deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is vitamin C the key to fighting pneumonia?
(Natural News) Pneumonia, an infection of the lungs caused by either a virus or bacteria, is the leading cause of death from infection in the U.S. It is most common in those with vulnerable immune systems, including pregnant women, the elderly and children under the age of two. The manner in which it is treated... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Archaeological evidence shows that vitamin C deficiency wiped out an entire town
(Natural News) For many people, nutrition is more about calories than it is about vitamins and minerals. But as science continues to demonstrate, nutritional status is dependent on far more than just the amount of energy you consume. The medical and pharma industries, alongside Big Food, have been working to downplay the necessity of good... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Government advisor claims millions of customers are buying useless supplements
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Paul Clayton, based in the US, said customers are out of pocket with products that don't work. Many buy into the 'hype' of omega 3, vitamin C and multivitamins, he said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have you heard of vitamin P? This new secret weapon boasts a host of health benefits
(Natural News) Citrus fruits contain vitamin C that boosts your immune system. These zesty fruits also contain a little-known nutrient called vitamin P that can also help strengthen your immunity and prevent diabetes. Vitamin P was first discovered by scientists in the 1930s. The name might sound unfamiliar, especially since the vitamin is now called... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cauliflower: The Versatile Substitute for High-Carb Veggies
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 -- If you'd like to lighten up on carbs without compromising the taste of dishes you love, make cauliflower " rice " your go-to substitute ingredient. Cauliflower is among the healthiest of all vegetables, high in vitamin C,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin C reduces cataract risk by a whopping 30%
(Natural News) Many people view a gradual decline in vision and hearing quality as a normal part of the aging process. It is certainly true that our bodies decline as we get older and that many seniors experience a deterioration in these faculties. Cataracts, for example, are particularly common among older Americans. As reported by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin C: A safer way to recover from drug addiction
(Natural News) Addiction to drugs and other substance will cause your overall health and well-being to deteriorate. Addiction to heroin in particular is often difficult to overcome. People who were previously addicted to heroin may still feel the symptoms of withdrawal weeks, months, or even years after abstaining from it. There are many ways to recover from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Vitamin C as a cancer treatment
Vitamin C as a cancer treatment? Researchers have been studying the effect of vitamin C on cancer for decades. Now they're looking into whether the vitamin can boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy and radiation.?Learn more from Dr. Timothy Moynihan, an emeritus Mayo Clinic oncologist. Infographic: Multiple myeloma? Myeloma cells are cancerous plasma cells that multiply [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 25, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of jicama?
Jicama is a potato-like root vegetable with a slightly sweet taste. It is low in calories, sugar, and fat but high in fiber and is a good source of vitamin C. Jicama may be a good choice for people with diabetes or those on a low-sugar diet. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vitamin C? No wet hair outside? What actually works to prevent kids' colds
Experts weigh in on what parents can do to help prevent colds in children — and what doesn't work (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research Says Most Parents Turn To Unscientific Methods To Prevent Colds
BOSTON (CBS) – We’re smack dab in the middle of cold and flu season, and if you’re a parent of young kids, chances are you’re drowning in runny noses and wet coughs. But according to a new study from the University of Michigan, at least half of parents turn to unproven methods to try to prevent their little ones from getting sick in the first place. More than 50 percent of parents say they give their kids over-the-counter vitamins and supplements, like vitamin C, despite the lack of evidence that they help boost the immune system. And more than 70 percent follow so-called “folklore” advi...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Cold and Flu Season Dr. Mallika Marshall Family Health Source Type: news

Vitamin C? No wet hair outside? What actually works to prevent kids ’ colds
Experts weigh in on what parents can do to help prevent colds in children – and what doesn't work (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D overtakes vitamin C to become the UK's best-seller, as Britons stock up on 'sunshine drug'
The ‘sunshine vitamin’ – produced naturally by the body when the skin is exposed to the sun – has overtaken vitamin C, found in fruit and vegetables, following reports that millions are deficient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking vitamin C and quercetin together can suppress inflammation and decrease cellular damage
(Natural News) Nature’s medicine cupboard is packed with incredibly powerful, safe and side effect-free weapons against even the most life-threatening of illnesses. Studies have already confirmed the individual cancer fighting capabilities of vitamin C and quercetin – a naturally occurring flavonoid found in foods like onions, berries and apples, as well as in certain herbs,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Popular 'immune support' tablets are loaded with vitamins - but they probably prevent a cold
Immune system boosting tablets like the Emergen-C contain nutrients like Vitamin C, magnesium and calcium that help to maintain the immune system, but not to stop a viral infection altogether. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Sweet potatoes pack the unique health benefits of regular potatoes with a little something extra. “In general, the more color you can add into your diet coming from fruits and vegetables, the better,” says Yasi Ansari, a sports dietitian in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Still, the many nutritional benefits are no excuse to spring for sweet potato fries at every chance. Here’s what you need to know about how healthy sweet potatoes are, plus the best ways to incorporate them into any diet. What are the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes? “All potatoes are nutrient-dense and healthy for you,&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Emergency care physician says vitamin C can cure patients from sepsis
Dr Paul Marik, a critical-care physician based in Virginia, says he believes he may have found a cure for the life-threatening infection sepsis: an IV of vitamin C, steroids and thiamine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preventing dementia: do vitamin and mineral supplements have a role?
In thisEvidently Cochrane blog, Sarah Chapman looks at the latest evidence on vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing dementia or at least slowing cognitive decline. Can they really help?" I have a clear memory of watching a tv drama with my mum, when I was about fifteen. As we watched a vivid portrayal of a middle-aged woman struggling to cope with her mother, declining with dementia, Mum voiced a fervent hope that she would never be like that. With her own mother enjoying good health in her nineties, the possibility must have seemed as remote to her as middle age did to me. But now I am there, and so is my mu...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the common 20p fruit that could slash the risk of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could slash your chances of developing high blood sugar symptoms and signs by eating more of this common fruit, as it ’s rich in vitamin C. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metabolic syndrome patients need more vitamin C to break cycle of antioxidant depletion
(Oregon State University) A higher intake of vitamin C is crucial for metabolic syndrome patients trying to halt a potentially deadly cycle of antioxidant disruption and health-related problems, an Oregon State University researcher says. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hydrocortisone, Ascorbic Acid and Thiamine (HAT Therapy) for the Treatment of Sepsis. Focus on Ascorbic Acid
The authors of this journal article state that sepsis is a devastating disease that carries an enormous toll in terms of human suffering and lives lost. They say that over 100 novel pharmacologic agents that targeted specific molecules or pathways have failed to improve the outcome of sepsis. Preliminary data suggests that the combination of Hydrocortisone, Ascorbic Acid and Thiamine (HAT therapy) may reduce organ failure and mortality in patients with sepsis and septic shock. HAT therapy is based on the concept that a combination of readily available, safe and cheap agents, which target multiple components of the host's r...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emerging Adjunctive Approach for the Treatment of Sepsis: Vitamin C and Thiamine.
The authors of this journal article say that evidence is emerging that parenteral administration of high-dose vitamin C and thiamine may be a beneficial adjuvant therapy of severe sepsis and septic shock. Despite modern practices in critical care medicine, sepsis and severe sepsis remain a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the critical care unit. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vit C for Pregnant Smokers May Improve Newborn Lung Function
MONDAY, Dec. 24, 2018 -- For pregnant smokers, vitamin C supplementation may improve newborn lung function, according to a study published online Dec. 7 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Cindy T. McEvoy, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Here ’s the Best Way to Boost Your Immune System
Some people seem to breeze through cold-and-flu season without so much as a sniffle. What’s their secret? Regular exercise is a prime candidate. “If you look at all the lifestyle factors that decrease the number of days you suffer from common cold, being a physically active and fit person is the most important,” says David Nieman, a professor of public health and director of the Human Performance Lab at Appalachian State University. Nieman has spent years examining the effect exercise has on human health and immune function. In one of his studies, he and his colleagues found that 30 minutes of brisk walki...
Source: TIME: Health - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

Here's the Best Way to Boost Your Immune System
Some people seem to breeze through cold-and-flu season without so much as a sniffle. What’s their secret? Regular exercise is a prime candidate. “If you look at all the lifestyle factors that decrease the number of days you suffer from common cold, being a physically active and fit person is the most important,” says David Nieman, a professor of public health and director of the Human Performance Lab at Appalachian State University. Nieman has spent years examining the effect exercise has on human health and immune function. In one of his studies, he and his colleagues found that 30 minutes of brisk walki...
Source: TIME: Health - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

Death by sepsis reduced by 87% with progressive vitamin C treatment
(Natural News) Septicemia, or sepsis, is a frighteningly common infection that claims the lives of nearly 700 Americans each day. It occurs when an infection that you already have – for example, in your lungs, urinary tract, or elsewhere – spurs a chain reaction that spreads through your body. When it’s not treated quickly enough,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brussels sprouts could cut your risk of cancer  
An average 80g serving (roughly five sprouts) provides more vitamin C than an orange, all your vitamin K needs (good for wound healing), and more fibre than a slice of brown bread. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutritionists find medicinal applications for juicing waste
(Natural News) The adage “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” may hold some truth, but not in the way you expect. Surely, eating the flesh of an apple gives you plenty of nutrients, not the least of which are vitamin C and potassium, but studies suggest that eating the peel could give you additional... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Vitamin C Reduce Infant Harm From Smoking in Pregnancy?
(MedPage Today) -- Supplementation missed trial endpoint but showed signal for better lung function (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 8, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Pregnant women unable to quit smoking should take vitamin C pills
A new study led by Oregon Health& Science University has found that pregnant women who smoke and take a vitamin C pills daily had babies with healthier airways at three months old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women unable to quit smoking should take vitamin C pills
A new study led by Oregon Health & Science University has found that pregnant women who smoke and take a vitamin C pills daily had babies with healthier airways at three months old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin C may reduce harm to infants' lungs caused by smoking during pregnancy
(American Thoracic Society) Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled trial published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 7, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Fascinating study shows vitamin C reduces the risk of cognitive impairment
(Natural News) Vitamin C is highly regarded for its health benefits, which range from supporting the immune system and fighting off disease, to supporting healthy tissues and preventing wrinkles. Like so many other nutrients, vitamin C plays multiple, valuable roles in a healthy body. While most people think about their vitamin C intake for keeping... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High doses of vitamin C cured a patient of Zika virus - medical report
(Natural News) If you believed the stories promoted by the mainstream media, it would seem that the Zika virus was an unstoppable threat to humanity, poised to unleash a wave of birth defects and other health problems. Though the Zika scandal has been exposed, much fear remains — in large part thanks to governing agencies... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High doses of vitamin C can reduce inflammation in cancer patients
(Natural News) Vitamin C is so much more than just a potent immune booster to help ward off wintertime colds and flus. It is also one of the best weapons we have against disease-causing inflammation. Infection, autoimmune issues and the effects of the chemical environment we live in can all result in chronic inflammation. When... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplementing with vitamin C protects you from lead toxicity
(Natural News) Other toxins might be deadlier, but lead remains hugely concerning to many people given its prevalence in our surroundings and the fact that no amount of it is safe for humans. Despite being banned for more than two decades, people are still coming into contact with it regularly in older products and buildings.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Get a vitamin C boost with the "power fruit" camu camu
(Natural News) Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a powerful nutrient that can boost your immune system and improve your overall health. According to Derek Henry, Healing the Body’s founder and creator of the THRIVE Online Health Program, camu camu (Myrciaria dubia) is one of the most potent sources of vitamin C. In the video below, which was uploaded on the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news