Ascorbic Acid Questions
Do you supplement Vitamin C? If so, how much, and why? If not, why not?I prefer to not supplement anything and i get about 2-300% RDA of vitamin c, but it seems there may be benefits to going higherI was doing some research on ways of reversing... (more)
hi! i just wanna ask if RHEA ASCORBIC ACID DONT HAVE BIOFLAVINOIDS? HOW WOULD U KNOW IF THERE'S NO BIOFLAVINOIDS? ITS SAYS TO THE FORMULATION IS ASCORBIC ACID(VITAMIN C)..................500MG. IM JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE. PLEASE RESPONSE!!!THANK YOU (more)
In the slow wound healing question Lindsay claims ascorbic acid is not vitamin C, and we need sodium ascorbate a salt of ascorbic acid [Moderator's Note: the questioner has taken Lindsay's remarks out of context and has only dealt with a small... (more)
I eat a couple lbs of fruit and vegetables a day, which equates to about 500 mg vitamin C daily. Have any of you felt a substantial difference in your general sense of well being when transitioning from this produce-based vitamin C intake to... (more)
Several people seem to be recommending vitamin C supplements lately and when I looked I was surprised there was not much on the subject here. So... Do you take vitamin C supplements? If so why? What dose to you take and recommend? What are... (more)
Ascorbic acid's primary role is as a cofactor in the hydroxylation reaction of proline and lysine for the production of collagen. "Proline hydroxylation requires ascorbic acid (vitamin C). The most obvious, first effects (gingival and hair... (more)
I took 1.2gr of ascorbic acid yesterday, that equals to 12 serving of candy like ascorbic acid chewable pills. I didn't build up the dose, just started with that much as I have done that every winter my whole life and could consume the whole... (more)
I'd say you reached your vitamin c threshold, maybe you take this amount every winter, but maybe this winter you're already getting large doses of c through good food, so your actual amount of c was higher than you realized? I vitamin c load at... (more)
Given that meat is high in purines and the breakdown of purines ultimately results in a large amount of urate, the excretion of which is increased by Vitamin C, one might reasonably assume that we paleo folks would find benefit in supplementing... (more)
Paleolithic man would have eaten fruits, maybe rose hips in the winter, and chewed on leaves and whatever was around. Sorry, but I don't see how an all meat diet is mimicking any paleo lifestyle, except maybe those in polar regions, and even the... (more)
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Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
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