Recommended Dietary Intakes
Men - 40 mg;
Women - 30 mg
Pregnant women - 60 mg
This Vitamin Is
the production of
the healing of wounds,
burns, bruises and broken bones.
immune and nervous system.
prevention of heart disease.
help prevent some forms
potential to prevent the common cold.
tissue growth and repair.
Citrus fruits, berries,
rose hips, capsicum, strawberries, broccoli, rockmelons, tomatoes, and leafy greens. Eat
these vegetables when fresh.
This is a water soluble
vitamin and must be replenished through the diet. Large doses for too long may cause
kidney problems. Avoid the chewable vitamins as these may cause damage to your teeth.
Smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, oral contraceptives, steroids and analgesics
increase the need for this vitamin.
Take divided doses of the vitamin twice daily to get the best effect. This vitamin has had
amazing results with cancer patients, AIDS victims and people with heart disease.
Deficiency Can Cause...
Because it is
water-soluble, excess vitamin C is excreted in the urine, so large amounts of it may
usually be taken without fear of toxicity.