Dr. David Brownstein, M.D
Dr. David Brownstein,  editor of Dr. David Brownstein’s Natural Way to Health newsletter, is a board-certified family physician and one of the nation’s foremost practitioners of holistic medicine. Dr. Brownstein has lectured internationally to physicians and others about his success with natural hormones and nutritional therapies in his practice. His books include Drugs That Don’t Work and Natural Therapies That Do!; Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It; Salt Your Way To Health; The Miracle of Natural Hormones; Overcoming Arthritis, Overcoming Thyroid Disorders; The Guide to a Gluten-Free Diet; and The Guide to Healthy Eating. He is the medical director of the Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield, Mich., where he lives with his wife, Allison, and their teenage daughters, Hailey and Jessica.

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Does Everyone Need to Supplement With Vitamin C?

Tuesday, 13 April 2010 09:21 AM EDT

Question: Does everyone need to supplement with vitamin C?

Dr. Brownstein's Answer:

Humans cannot manufacture vitamin C in their bodies. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient, and we cannot live without it. Therefore, we have to get adequate amounts of it in our diet or supplement with it.

Unfortunately, the vitamin C content of our food has declined over the years. Radiating food has made the situation worse. I recommend everyone to supplement with C, generally 2,000 to 5,000 mg a day. If you get loose stools with vitamin C, lower the dose.


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