Thursday, July 8, 2010

According to Dr. Kristie Leong: Vitamin C deficiency disease, such as scurvy, is less common these days due to the easy availability of vitamin C rich foods. On the other hand, some people need more vitamin C to stay healthy. Are you one of them?

Vitamin C is most commonly found in fresh fruits and vegetables, so it’s not surprising that people who eat diets devoid of produce are more likely to have low vitamin C levels. In its most extreme form, inadequate amounts of this vitamin lead to a vitamin C deficiency disease known as scurvy. What are the causes of vitamin C deficiency – and do some people need more of this vitamin in their diet? For more read: Causes of Vitamin C Deficiency

4 comments:

Zuzanna Musial said...

Hello Chris,

This is a very informative post!

Thank you,
Zuzanna

Zuzanna Musial said...

Excellent post, thank you..:)

Zuzanna

jo said...

Thanks Chris and Dr. Leong. Excellent article:)

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