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Cleveland Clinic: “Anemia and Iron-Rich Foods.”
Harvard School of Public Health: “Antioxidants: Beyond the Hype.”
Journal of the American Medical Association: “Ascorbic Acid Supplements and Kidney Stone Incidence Among Men: A Prospective Study.”
Linus Paulding Institute: “Vitamin C and Skin Health,” “Vitamin C: Summary.”
Mayo Clinic: “Cold remedies: What works, what doesn’t, what can’t hurt,” “Is it possible to take too much Vitamin C?”
National Cancer Institute: “High-Dose Vitamin C (PDQ) – Patient Version.”
National Institutes of Health: Office of Dietary Supplements: “Vitamin C.”
Penn State: “Probing Question: How do antioxidants work?”
Prerana Gupta, Sanchit; Tiwari, Jigar Haria: “Relationship Between Depression and Vitamin C Status: A Study on Rural Patients From Western Uttar Pradesh in India.”
World’s Healthiest Foods: “Vitamin C.”
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