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Journal of Nutrition: "Plasma vitamin C is inversely related to body mass index and waist circumference but not to plasma adiponectin in nonsmoking adults."
Biological Trace Element Research: "Association Between Antioxidant Intake/Status and Obesity: a Systematic Review of Observational Studies."
Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology: "Vitamin C in the treatment and/or prevention of obesity."
Phytotherapy Research: "Vitamin C is one of the lipolytic substances in green tea."
Journal of the American College of Nutrition: "Skin Wrinkling: Can Food Make a Difference?"
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: "Vitamin C pharmacokinetics in healthy volunteers: Evidence for a recommended dietary allowance."
Nutrition Journal: "Intravenous Vitamin C administration reduces fatigue in office workers: a double-blind randomized controlled trial."
Cochrane: "Vitamin C for preventing and treating pneumonia."
Journal of Current Research in Scientific Medicine: "Antimicrobial activity of Vitamin C demonstrated on uropathogenic Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae."
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