No, Vitamin C won't cure your cold

Just because it's good for you doesn't mean more is better.

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:

https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminC-HealthProfessional/

And check out the full study on its effect on colds here:

https://www.mv.helsinki.fi/home/hemila/CC/CochraneColds_2016.pdf

Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com.

Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE

Advertisement

More videos

Xinhua 20 Feb 2020 11:30 CET

Spring Farming Amid Epidemic