vitamin C


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vitamin C

[′vīd·ə·mən ¦sē]
(biochemistry)
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Aging individuals tend to have lower levels of vitamin C circulating in their blood stream and immune cells.
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To test the theory, they repeated the experiment using isoniazid and Vitamin C, which also acts as a reducing agent.
Additional marketers introducing antioxidant or vitamin-enriched color cosmeceutical products include Smashbox, with its Photo Finish Luminizing Foundation Primer To Go, which contains "a silky blend of vitamins and antioxidants;" Target's Sonia Kashuk line, with Super Sheer Shimmering Highlighting Liquid boasting "vitamin E and grapeseed oil to impart antioxidant and anti-aging properties;" Neutrogena, with its Healthy Skin Custom Glow Bronzer, formulated with a patented blend of antioxidants to help enhance skin's appearance over time; and Mary Kay, with its Cream Blush in Cranberry and Sheer Bliss shades, which are "infused with emollient white lily bulb extract plus peach extract that is rich in vitamin C and skin-protecting antioxidants.
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Some experts believe that large amounts of vitamin C, an essential micronutrient found primarily in fruits and vegetables, could lower pressure as well, but randomized, controlled dietary intervention studies - the gold standard of nutrition research - have produced mixed results.
In chronically infected cells, vitamin C helped to reduce the levels of transcriptase, an enzyme crucial to virus reproduction by more than 99%.
As with vitamin D, vitamin C limits the duration of common colds, although it does not affect their severity or incidence.
Gladys Block, UC Berkeley professor emeritus of epidemiology and public health nutrition, said that their study did not close the books on the benefits of vitamin C for cardiovascular health.
and his colleagues had previously found that people quickly clear vitamin C from their bodies when it's taken orally, so their blood concentrations stay low.
The breathing abilities and lung development of those monkeys were compared with seven monkeys born to mothers who had received both nicotine and 250-milligram doses of vitamin C daily during pregnancy.
Long touted as a cold-buster and cure-all, vitamin C equals good health in the public imagination like no other nutrient.