FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT

Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 50 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.

Getting enough vitamin C during an infection is a good idea

Vitamin C is essential for the proper functioning of immune cells. It is depleted during infections, so a vitamin C deficiency may increase their risk. vitamin C is  highly concentrated in immune cells and quickly depleted during an infection In fact, a vitamin C deficiency significantly weakens the immune system and increases the risk of infections. Vitamin C is a strong Antioxidant that can strengthen our body’s natural defenses.Studies show that consuming more vitamin C can increase our blood antioxidant levels by up to 30%. This helps the body’s natural defenses fight inflammation.For this reason, getting enough vitamin C during an infection is a good idea.

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