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Oct. 15, 2013 — A research team is addressing the US fiber deficit by including citrus fiber in ground beef while retaining the quality and taste of the ... read more

Vitamin C Does Not Lower Uric Acid Levels in Gout Patients, Study Finds

May 16, 2013 — Despite previous studies touting its benefit in moderating gout risk, new research reveals that vitamin C, also known ascorbic acid, does not reduce uric acid (urate) levels to a clinically ... read more

Staying Alive: Insufficient Vitamin C Causes Perinatal Lethality in Mice

Mar. 1, 2010 — Vitamin C is indispensible for life. We obtain all our vitamin C from out diet and several tightly regulated processes control our vitamin C levels. One protein involved in this is Slc23a1, but its ... read more

Study With Smokers Shows Vitamins Combine For Benefits

Feb. 24, 2006 — A new study has found that supplements of vitamin C can largely stop the serious depletion of vitamin E that occurs in smokers, demonstrating for the first time in humans a remarkable interaction ... read more

Cooking Tomatoes Boosts Disease-Fighting Power

Apr. 22, 2002 — Cooking tomatoes -- such as in spaghetti sauce -- makes the fruit heart-healthier and boosts its cancer-fighting ability. All this, despite a loss of vitamin C during the cooking process, say Cornell ... read more

Low Vitamin C Levels Linked To Inflammation In People With Severe Leg Artery Disease

Apr. 11, 2001 — Low levels of vitamin C in the blood are linked to a more severe form of peripheral artery disease, an often painful condition in which the leg blood vessels become blocked, according to a report in ... read more

Phytochemicals In Apples Are Found To Provide Anticancer And Anti-Oxidant Benefits, Cornell Researchers Show

June 25, 2000 — Time to adjust an old adage: It's the phytochemicals in the apple each day that keep the doctor away. A combination of plant chemicals, such as flavanoids and polyphenols -- collectively known ... read more

Cancer Tumors Shown To Consume Large Amounts Of Vitamin C

Sep. 16, 1999 — Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have found that cancer tumors consume large amounts of vitamin C. Their findings, which are reported in the September 15 issue of Cancer ... read more

Researchers Call For Doubling Of Recommended Dietary Allowance On Vitamin C

July 9, 1999 — The recommended dietary allowance, or RDA, for vitamin C should be officially doubled to a new level of 120 milligrams per day, researchers conclude in a new report, with potential benefits for ... read more

Vitamin C Shown To Cross The Blood Brain Barrier

Dec. 6, 1997 — Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have discovered how to get large amounts of vitamin C past the blood brain barrier so that it is transported and retained in the brains of ... read more