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Vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells? Know the health benefits of ascorbic acid

Vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells? Know the health benefits of ascorbic acid

Vitamin C is an antioxidant compound found in a variety of fruit and vegetables such as - oranges grapefruits, lemons, cabbages, green and red peppers, broccoli, strawberries, raspberries, etc.

Pear – The quintessential weight loss food!

Pears are an excellent source of fiber and a good source of vitamin C. One medium pear provides about 24 percent of daily fiber needs for only 100 calories.

Keep your body hydrated with lemon water this summer!

Lemon water or Nimbu paani, as it is popularly known in India, is considered as the best fluid that can keep you refreshed throughout the day.

Eat pears regularly to improve BP, heart functions

 Consuming pears everyday may improve blood pressure and vascular function in middle aged people with metabolic syndrome (Mets), a study has found.

Vitamin C reduces risk of cataract progression

According to a latest reports eating a diet rich in Vitamin C can slow down the risk of cataract progression by a third.

Eating potatoes may cut stomach cancer risk: Study

Having 50mg of vitamin C daily, approximately two potatoes' worth, brought the risk down by 8 per cent.

Are you a diabetic? Try these 5 power foods

In case you are a diabetic,stick to these 5 power foods to help you fight against it.

Six amazing health benefits of eating potatoes!

Though potatoes are a high-carbohydrate food, eating them in moderate quantities won't make you fatter.

Can vitamin C supplement replace morning walk?

If you are too lazy to wake up for your morning walk, results of a new study may cheer you up.

Skin tan taking a toll? Opt for strawberries, vitamin C

Getting a natural tan makes the skin look beautiful, but what to do when sun-exposed parts are way too darker compared to the covered areas? 

Vitamin C lowers the risk of heart diseases, early death

A new research has found that high concentration of vitamin C in the blood attained by eating fruits and vegetables is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death.

Vitamin C intake cuts early death risk

High intake of fruits and vegetables packed with vitamin C will substantially cut the heart attack and early death risk, says a study.

How to retain higher level of vitamin C in dried mangoes

A new study has revealed that infrared dry blanching may help in retaining higher level of vitamin C in dried mangoes.

Lemon water: Best summer drink to beat the heat!

Summer has arrived with all its heat and sweat leaving you exhausted. A good and chilling drink is all that one needs to say goodbye to the summer heat instantly. Lemon water or Nimbu pani is one really good option to revitalize your weary senses.

Save your skin in summer with vitamin C

Protect your skin from the harsh ultra-violet rays of the sun with vitamin C.

5 reasons why Lemon water (Nimbu pani) is good for you

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: Summer has arrived with all its heat and sweat leaving you exhausted. A good and chilling drink is all that one needs to say goodbye to the summer heat instantly.

Is eating an orange really better than orange juice?

 While it is believed that eating an orange is better than having orange juice, scientists have explained in a new study that it may not be that clear.

Take vitamin C if exercise makes you cough

If you show symptoms of respiratory disorders such as cough or sore throat after a session of vigorous exercise, increasing your vitamin C intake could offer relief, says a study.

Why toothpaste and orange juice don't mix!

Have you ever tried orange juice after brushing your teeth? After taking a big swig, you just have to spit it out feeling like you have just chewed on a lemon!