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Who should use vitamin C?

Vitamin C supplements are intenced for people with low levels of vitamin C in their bodies. Those who have been diagnosed with scurvy, will be directed by the doctor to take vitamin C supplements. Many sources may describe the benefits of taking vitamin C for the cure of the common cold, as well as other conditions. However, most research has not found definitive benefits of taking vitamin C for these conditions.

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