vitamin C : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy
News & Articles
- Nutrition News: Food and infections
We've all been encouraged to drink a little orange juice (for its vitamin C) to help fight a cold, but does it really work? A new study seems to give credence.
June 14, 2013 - Peoria Journal Star
- Vitamin C may be beneficial against exercise-induced bronchoconstriction
Vitamin C may substantially reduce bronchoconstriction caused by exercise according to a meta-analysis. Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction -- formerly called exercise-induced asthma -- means the transient narrowing of the airways that occurs during or after exercise, which can cause symptoms such as cough, wheezing and the shortness of breath.
June 13, 2013 - Science Daily