Vitamin C and Healing

healing from Lyme Disease with vitamin c

Vitamin C and Healing

Many patients that are chronically ill are using Vitamin C as part of their journey in healing. Vitamin C, (L-ascorbic acid), is a water-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in some foods, and available as a dietary supplement. Humans, unlike most animals, are unable to synthesize vitamin C endogenously, so it is an essential dietary component.

One of the nice things about Vitamin C is it’s easy to tolerate and it is relatively cheap.

What does Vitamin C Do?

Vitamin C is required for

  • Vitamins C is required for the he biosynthesis of collagen, L-carnitine, and certain neurotransmitters Collagen is an essential component of connective tissue, which plays a vital role in wound healing.
  • Protein metabolism
  •  Vit C helps to repair and regenerate tissues.
  • Vitamin C is also an antioxidant
  • It regenerates other antioxidants within the body, including alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E)
  • It plays an important role in immune function
  • It improves the absorption of nonheme iron, (the form of iron present in plant-based foods).
  • Protects against heart disease.
  • Prevents scurvy
  • Decreases total and LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and triglycerides.
  • Research indicates that vitamin C may help protect against a variety of cancers by combating free radicals, and helping neutralize the effects of nitrites (preservatives found in some packaged foods that may raise the risk of certain forms of cancer).
  • May also lessen the duration and symptoms of a common cold;
  • Help delay or prevent cataracts
  • Support healthy immune function

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Which Vitamin C is Best?

Vitamin C that Dr. Sally Schulz recommends:

It’s powdered, can be mixed in water and easily absorbed. (And it’s affordable.)

According to Consumer Labs: These are some of the best brands that they tested.

Read Report Here (Sadly they make you pay for membership or apply for a 24 hour free membership to review the report.)

Tell us what your favorite brands are and if it helps you in the comments below.





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