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Would cannibalism actually help to fight scurvy?

I've finished reading "The Terror" by Dan Simmons (good book, I highly recommend it). Some minor spoilers ahead (they have almost nothing to do with the main plot). By early 1848 most of the people ...
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How much vitamin C last in orange juice?

Vitamin C is a fragile micronutrient [1,2]. Any manipulation of the fruit which contains it, can destroy it. Let's talk for orange juice, for example. Virtually, staring with harvesting of the orange,...
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Is orange juice still healthy for me, if it's been opened and hasn't been refrigerated for an entire day?

I'm trying to take in more Vitamin C lately, and I buy a quart of cold orange juice in the morning to start my day. It's usually sealed up - I'm guessing to keep it protected from oxygen. But once I ...
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Which fruits loses less vitamins during a juice preparing?

Some time I go to shopping and drink a juice, but I would like to know which one loses less vitamins during the preparation. Because I want to ask the juice that I can take more vitamins (it's ...
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Pills as an alternativ for fruits

I visited my dentist today and she told my that I should stop eating lemon and lime because it damage my teeth. Is there a pill or and alternative way that can replace this? They say that fruits are ...
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Does amla (Indian gooseberry) contain lots of vitamin C?

The rumor is that an Indian gooseberry contains vitamin C so much as a sum of two/three oranges. Is that true?
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Are fizzy “Effervescnt C” drinks any better than Vitamin C pills?

There are a number of products on the market that are advertised as Effervescent C. They typically consist of a powder or tablet that dissolves in water to create a fizzy drink. Is there any data to ...
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Vitamin C supplements before bed

So I heard that it is not recommended to take the vitamin C supplements before going to bed at night. Is that true, if so why?
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Are reoccuring cold sores, canker sores, & easy bruising symptoms of a poor immune system? Or just low on Vitamin C?

Are reoccurring cold sores, canker sores, & easy bruising symptoms of a poor immune system? Or just indications that an individual could be low on Vitamin C? I could be Vitamin C deficient, but ...
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Vitamin C, when the best time to have?

From the title above, we know that vitamin C is beneficial in numerous ways so I would like to know when to have vitamin C efficiently, we would receive the best benefits?
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Dangers of the OJ diet?

I've seen the Orange Juice Diet mentioned in the media a couple of times over the years, and I wanted to find out the positives and negatives. What are the benefits and drawbacks of this diet when ...