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Vitamin C has no medicinal properties

July 19 2007
12:00

The curative properties of this vitamin are greatly exaggerated.

It turns out that he is totally useless in treating colds, even if taken in very large doses. A group of scientists from Australia and Finland, reviewed over 30 research papers on the properties of vitamin C.

Scientists say if you drink it every day, it is only slightly reduces the chances of catching a cold. And if people are already sick, vitamin C did not help. In general, this vitamin is considered the main means of Cough with 70 years of the last century, after the American Linus Pauling wrote a book about his miraculous properties. Scientists have even received the Nobel Prize for it.

Nevertheless, modern scholars refute his conclusions. To combat a cough and runny nose are advised to drink herbal infusions and generally take as much fluid. Reports Newsinfo.ru.

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