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Vitamin C, the common cold, & the flu

Linus Pauling

Vitamin C, the common cold, & the flu

by Linus Pauling

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Published by Berkley Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vitamin C -- Therapeutic use,
  • Cold (Disease) -- Prevention,
  • Influenza -- Prevention,
  • Ascorbic Acid -- therapeutic use -- popular works,
  • Common Cold -- prevention & control -- popular works,
  • Influenza -- prevention & control -- popular works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLinus Pauling.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18097360M
    ISBN 100425048535
    OCLC/WorldCa7243501

    The common cold, or simply the cold, is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory cold is indeed common, and is a significant cause for absences from work and school. Even before the discovery of vitamin C, folklore had it that certain fruits were effective in both preventing and treating the cold.   Though findings have been inconsistent, most experts agree that high doses of vitamin C ( grams per day) decrease the duration of cold symptoms by a day. From: Vitamin C for the Common Cold.

      Vitamin C and the Common Cold. The idea that vitamin C could help prevent or treat colds dates back to the s when chemist and Nobel . Summary. Meeting the recommended levels of intake for all essential micronutrients is important for optimal immune function (see Immunity In-brief article).When it comes to the common cold specifically, there is evidence that routine supplementation with vitamin C can reduce the occurrence and duration of the common cold in certain individuals. Use of oral zinc lozenges may influence cold.

      Background: Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) for preventing and treating the common cold has been a subject of controversy for 70 years. Objectives: To find out whether vitamin C reduces the incidence, the duration or severity of the common cold when used either as a continuous regular supplementation every day or as a therapy at the onset of cold by:   In , Pauling announced in Vitamin C and the Common Cold that taking 1, mg of vitamin C daily will reduce the incidence of colds by 45% for most people but that some people need much larger amounts [1]. (The RDA for vitamin C is 60 mg.) The revision of the book, retitled Vitamin C, the Common Cold and the Flu, suggested even higher.


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Vitamin C, the common cold, & the flu by Linus Pauling Download PDF EPUB FB2

Vitamin C, the Common Cold, and the Flu Paperback – November 1, by Linus Carl Pauling (Author)Cited by: Vitamin C, The Common Cold & The Flu Mass Market Paperback – March 1, by Linus Pauling (Author)/5(16). Vitamin C the Common Cold and the Flu. Linus Pauling, father of orthomolecular-medicine reveals the benefits of Vitamin C to the public.

He explains the mechanism of how this vitamin will strengthen the immune system, while continuing to benefit all of the other parts of the human organism/5. If you follow Dr. Pauling's advice and take supplemental vitamin C daily, you will become healthier, may never have another cold, and should be able to survive the global flu pandemic which is predicted to occur soon.

By the way, Pauling revised this book and retitled the revision Vitamin C, the Common Cold, and the Flu/5(11). Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : S.

Barley. While science shows that the duration of the common cold might be shorter if you take vitamin Vitamin C while you're recovering, the flu is Vitamin C different kind of.

The RDA or recommended daily allowance is 90 mg for men and 75 mg for women. High doses of vitamin C (greater than milligrams per day for adults) may cause kidney stones, nausea, and diarrhea. Vitamin C, the Common Cold and the Flu Paperback – 1 Feb.

by Linus Pauling (Author)/5(17). Taking vitamin C every day to try to prevent colds does not protect most people from colds. It only slightly shortens the amount of time that they are ill.

Starting to take vitamin C once you already have cold symptoms will not have any effect on your cold.

Vitamin C, the common cold, & the flu by Pauling, Linus, ; Pauling, Linus, Vitamin C and the common cold Vitamin C and the common cold. Includes indexes. Bibliography: p. Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Febru SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published by W.H. Freeman in under title: Vitamin C and the common cold.

usefulness of vitamin C in the prevention or treatment of the common cold. Pauling’s ( book provoked disagreement and irritation because he wrote it for laymen, even though the opinions expressed in it were not generally accepted in medicine.

Vitamin C and the common cold - Pauling, Linus, download Vitamin C, the common cold, & the flu - Linus download For print-disabled users. The common cold studies indicate that the amounts of vitamin C which safely protect from scurvy may still be too low to provide an efficient rate for other reactions, possibly antioxidant in Author: Harri Hemilä.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or Cited by: 2. If you follow Dr. Pauling's advice and take supplemental vitamin C daily, you will become healthier, may never have another cold, and should be able to survive the global flu pandemic which is predicted to occur soon.

By the way, Pauling revised this book and retitled the revision Vitamin C, the Common Cold, and the Flu/5. The common cold --Influenza --Scurvy --The discovery of vitamins --Ascorbic acid --Ascorbic acid and the common cold --Ascorbic acid and influenza --Vitamin C and evolution --Orthomolecular medicine --Human biochemical individuality --Side effects of Vitamin C --The medical establishment and Vitamin C --Vitamin C and drugs compared --How to.

Published (c) under title: Vitamin C, the common cold, and the flu Bibliography: p. []Pages: "The data show that vitamin C is only marginally beneficial when it comes to the common cold," says Dr.

Bruce Bistrian, chief of clinical nutrition at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. About vitamin C. Our bodies don't make vitamin C, but we need it for immune function, bone structure, iron absorption, and healthy skin.

" Vitamin C, the common cold, and the flu " Bibliographic information Language: English Type: Bibliography In AGRIS since: Start Page: ; 20 cm. Publisher: W.H. Freeman ISBN: All titles: " Vitamin C, the common cold, and the flu ". Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Vitamin C and the common cold by Linus Pauling,W. H. Freeman edition, in English Vitamin C and the common cold ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by:   The effect of vitamin C on the common cold has been the subject of several studies.

These studies do not support a considerable decrease in the incidence of the common cold with supplemental vitamin C. However, vitamin C has consistently decreased the duration of cold episodes and the severity of by:   AroundNobel prize winner Linus Pauling popularized the theory that vitamin C helps treat colds.

He published a book about cold prevention using megadoses of vitamin C.