Re: Vitamin C may increase hardening of the arteries

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Sun Mar 05 2000 - 00:36:22 MST

Robert Wasley writes:

> With that said, I must admit somewhat overstated my case. It is true,
> vitamin C
> is vitamin C however you look at it under a microscope, but how the body
> responds and utilizes it depends on the grade and quality of manufacture.

Excuse me? (Including stereochemistry) molecule is a molecule,
wherever it comes from. (Unless you go for minor isotope abundancy and
distribution variations). Vitamin preparations from natural sources
may contain contaminants, but this is not desirable. Pharmaceutical
products need to be well characterized/standartized to be approvable.

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