I Need More Vitamin C Than the Recommended Amounts: Here's the Surprising Reason Why! by Joy Stephenson-Laws JD

7 years ago

I Need More Vitamin C Than the Recommended Amounts: Here's the Surprising Reason Why!

Most of us assume that if we eat lots of fruits and veggies we don't have to worry about vitamin C levels, but that’s not quite the case. My nutrient test results revealed low levels of vitamin C – despite a diet high in vitamin C. I learned the following after further genetic testing: You are expected to have low levels of vitamin C in serum by genetic factors. Therefore, you should take vitamin C supplements for your healthy life.

The more technical explanation involved the effectiveness of the SLC23A1 gene. This means that the recommended daily allowance would not be adequate to keep my body functioning optimally if I have difficulty absorbing the vitamin C I consume. Consider testing to determine whether and why you may be deficient in necessary vitamins.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Donna John
Whoa! This is a wake-up call, Joy Stephenson-Laws JD . Buying vitamin C supplements this week. Thanks for sharing your story!
Joy Stephenson-Laws JD
Crazy huh! For all the fruits and veggies that i ate, i was so shocked when i did my nutrient testing to find out i was low in vitamin C. So happy i found out why - so now i take 1000 mg twice daily in addition to what i get in my diet. And it makes a difference -especially as it relates to dry skin and inflammation of my gums. Talk to a doctor in your area about getting your nutrients tested first because you may not have a defective gene.

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Molar Pregnancy: Learn About This Pregnancy Complication & Symptoms to Watch For!

Bowel Cancer Awareness: How to Spot the Signs of Bowel Cancer & When to See a Doctor

​Adrenal Fatigue: A Common Cause of Relationship Stress With a Very Surprising Symptom

Olive Oil & Cognitive Decline: Olive Oil May Reduce Dementia-Related Deaths By 28 Percent