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
- Vitamin C Benefits by Dr. Weil
- Vitamin C- Fact Sheet for Health Professionals
- Newly Discovered Health Benefits of Vitamin C
- Is Vitamin C as Good as Exercise for Your Heart?
- The Vitamin C by I.V. treatment sed for cancer, to cure MDM-1, to cure NDM-1 and to cure Ebola.
- The Clinical Impact of Vitamin C: My Personal Experiences as a Physician
- The Healing Power of IV Vitamin C from the Whitaker Wellness Institute
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.
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Tell us what your favorite brands are and if it helps you in the comments below.