The most common antioxidant used in treating colds is vitamin C.
In some recent researches has been shown a new uses and need of this vitamin.
In the University of Kansans found that injecting vitamin C intravenously effectively diminishes cancer cells in human subjects, and leaves the healthy cells untouched.
This test was performed on 22 human subjects by injection vitamin C in the ovarian cells.
This also was performed in mice.
This significant finding could safe millions of lives and it is only a fragment of the modern cancer treatments.
The best and ideal would be to replicate these results in patients.
“Because vitamin C has no patent potential, its development will not be supported by pharmaceutical companies.
We believe that the time has arrived for research agencies to vigorously support thoughtful and meticulous clinical trial with intravenous vitamin C,” according to Chen, lead author of the new study.
How could pharmaceutical companies justify charging patients hundreds to thousands of dollars for what is basically just nutrients from food.
Growth and repair of tissue
Making skin, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels
Repair cartilage, bones, and teeth
Form scar tissue
Helps the absorption of iron
Helps thyroid hormone production
Helps metabolize folic acid, tyrosine, and tryptophan
Stimulate adrenal function
Stimulates the release of norepinephrine and epinephrine (stress hormones)
Fights free radicals
The most of us are not aware that suffer from vitamin C deficiency.
Poor diet would be the main reason for this. We should intake vitamin C trough our eating regimen by eating fruits and vegetables.
However, this diet isn’t typical for most. Another main cause of vitamin C deficiency is an imbalance of copper. Higher levels of copper can cause issues maintaining a healthy level of vitamin C.
Low levels of vitamin C can increase your risk for various cancers and arthritis.
Other health issues caused by low levels of vitamin C include: