Vitamin C Questions: Answered

Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, March 27, 2018

Commentary by Helen Saul Case

I was born and raised in a household where we used vitamins instead of medicines. Consequently, I am very familiar with utilizing high-dose vitamin C to prevent and cure illness. Now that I have children of my own, vitamins help keep them healthy, too. I think you can do the same for your family. While I am not a doctor, and you should always work with yours, here are answers to some of the most common questions I have received about vitamin C. Topics addressed include its use in children, during pregnancy and lactation, for the treatment of illness, for the prevention of vaccination side effects, as well as help with vitamin C dosing, form, and frequency. 

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By Stephie Hennekam


‘Tis the season for giving gifts, taking a break and spending time with loved ones. But before all that takes place, there’s the pre-holidays rush to get through…

At work this means prepping for the annual holiday break – busy times. At home this means trying to dress up your Christmas tree “Hallmark” style to create the ultimate Christmas atmosphere – busy times. Also skimming through cookbooks, family recipe notebooks, and food blogs to make this year’s menu another jaw-dropping event catering to everybody’s needs – (very) busy times.

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By Kristen Kelly


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