Vitamin C: Promises Not Kept

@article{Duerbeck2016VitaminCP,
  title={Vitamin C: Promises Not Kept},
  author={Norman B. Duerbeck and David D Dowling and Jillinda M Duerbeck},
  journal={Obstetrical \& Gynecological Survey},
  year={2016},
  volume={71},
  pages={187–193}
}
&NA; Vitamin C has been suggested as beneficial in preventing and curing the common cold, decreasing the incidence of preterm delivery and preeclampsia, decreasing risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease, and improving the quality of life by inhibiting blindness and dementia. In this article, we review the hypothesized mechanisms of these purported health benefits and the evidence behind such claims. Target Audience Obstetricians and gynecologists, family physicians. Learning Objectives After… 
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