Vitamin C -How Much Should We Be Taking to Stay Healthy?

There are extremely high benefits if we have sufficient Vitamin C levels in our body. Whether we are getting Vitamin C through food, powder, tablet, or any other form, it can be tricky to understand just how much Vitamin C our body will utilize.

Have you ever wondered how much Vitamin C your body wants?

Another popular question many of you ask is “Is too much of this Vitamin a bad thing?”

How Much Vitamin C Should I Be Taking?

This “everyday” Vitamin mobilizes your immune system cells to look for and destroy foreign attackers. When your body’s immune system needs to fight off something like a cold,flu, or recovering from an injury, it needs Vitamin C to function quickly and effectively.

The following list highlights the appropriate amount of Vitamin C you should take when suffering with ailments such as the flu, cold, food allergies, and more. The information for this list was generated by a study done by Dr. Robert F. Cathcart, “How to Determine a Therapeutic Dose of Vitamin C.”

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Recommended Dosage

Flu: Take at least 100g to 150g or more of this Vitamin in a 24-hour period divided into 8-20 doses.

Recovery (From Injury or Surgery): Take at least 25g or up to 150g of this Vitamin in a 24-hour period, divided into 8-20 doses.

Sever Cold: Take at least 60g or up to 100g in a 24-hour period, divided into 8-15 doses.

Mild Cold: Take at least 30g or up to 60g in a 24-hour period, divided into 6-10 doses.

Seasonal Allergies (Hay Fever, Asthma): Take at least 15g or up to 50g in a 24-hour period, divided into 4-8 doses.

Food Allergies: Take at least .05g or up to 50g of the powerful Vitamin in a 24-hour period, divided into 4-8 doses.

Anxiety and Stress: Take at least 15g or up to 25g in a 24-hour period, divided into 4-6 doses.

Healthy Maintenance: Take at least 4g or up to 15g of this Vitamin in a 24-hour period, divided into 4-6 doses.

We hope this post can act as a benchmark for anyone interested in optimizing the amount of Vitamin C for any circumstance.

 

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