No, Vitamin C won't cure your cold

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Lots of people reach for the orange juice or Vitamin C supplements when they start to get a cold. It's a popular myth that began in the 1970s thanks to a Nobel Prize-winning scientist. But the science is clear: Taking Vitamin C won't cure your cold.

Read more about Vitamin C from NIH:
ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminC-Healt...

And check out the full study on its effect on colds here:
mv.helsinki.fi/home/hemila/CC/CochraneCo...

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