- Q Does vitamin C prevent colds?
Dr. Jill Grimes, Family MedicineLarge studies have shown that vitamin C has little benefit in preventing colds, unless you are an extreme athlete or living in very cold temperatures. For people in those categories, it appears vitamin C in doses greater than 200 mg per day can... Full Answer
- Q Does vitamin C really work?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyVitamin C is known to help with the development of bones, tissue, and muscles and also helps the body absorb iron from ingested food. Therefore, proper amounts of it are necessary for your body to function properly. Vitamin C tablets, taken as... Full Answer
- Q What foods provide vitamin C?
Dr. Grant Cooper, Physical Medicine & RehabilitationEating fruits and vegetables that are loaded with vitamin C is an excellent approach to getting enough vitamin C and other important nutrients. Citrus fruits in general are excellent sources of vitamin C, including oranges (about 75 mg), guavas,... Full Answer