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Vitamin C and the common cold
Date: 2007-08-01
Author: Douglas RM, Hemilä H, Chalker E, Treacy B.
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The CHC today have filed a media release on the recent Cochrane review1 of thirty studies using at least 200 mg per day of vitamin C for the prevention and treatment of the common cold.

The Cochrane review has confirmed that indeed vitamin C is safe and is statistically significant in reducing the duration of colds however few studies were reviewed using doses of higher than 1gram per day.

Tags: Vitamin, C, cold, Cochrane

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