WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- When higher levels of Vitamin C are consumed it turns into a “healing therapy”.
- You cannot get enough Vitamin C with vitamin supplements in either pills or powder,
- You need high doses to stay healthy.
- You need massive doses when stressed or sick.
- Your body doesn’t store it.
- Your body doesn’t make it.
- You don’t get enough of it in your diet.
- Your body needs to be replenished multiple times daily.
- Your body needs more than the USDA recommended allowance.
… Drs. Stone and Pauling calculated, based on the diet of primates... that the optimum daily requirement of vitamin C is around 2,300 milligrams for a human.
Pauling criticized the established US Recommended Daily Allowance, pointing out that it is based on the known quantities that will prevent acute scurvy but is not necessarily the dosage for optimal health.
…the doses required to achieve blood, tissue and body "saturation" are much larger than previously believed.
Vitamin C Mega Dose
Its neutralizing action on certain toxins, exotoxins, virus infections, endotoxins and histamine is in direct proportion to the amount of the lethal factor involved and the amount of ascorbic acid given.”
COMMON SIGNS OF VITAMIN C DEFICENCY:
Allergies to drugs, foods & plants
Brittle & painful bones
Decreased ability to ward off infection
Decreased pain tolerance
Decreased wound-healing rate
Dry and splitting hair
Failure to cope with stress
Flu and Colds
Gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and bleeding gums
High Blood pressure
Muscle Aches and Spasms
Rough, dry, scaly skin
Swollen and painful joints
Weakened tooth enamel and loose teeth
… and more
UNCOMMON SIGNS OF VITAMIN C DEFICENCY:
Disorders of the Blood
WHY YOU NEED LARGE DOSES OF VITAMIN C:
Vitamin C is a cofactor in at least eight enzymatic (large molecules responsible for thousands of chemical interconversions that sustain life.
Reactions including collagen, which supports tendons, ligaments and skin, and is also abundant in cornea, cartilage, bone, blood vessels, the gut, and intervertebral disc.
Biological tissues that accumulate over 100 times the level in blood plasma of vitamin C are the adrenal glands, pituitary, thymus, corpus luteum, and retina.
Those with 10 to 50 times the concentration present in blood plasma include the brain, spleen, lung, testicle, lymph nodes, liver, thyroid, small intestinal mucosa, leukocytes, pancreas, kidney and salivary glands.
YOUR BRAIN ON VITAMIN C:
Vitamin C is a vital antioxidant molecule in the brain. However, it also has a number of other important functions, participating as a co-factor in several enzyme reactions.
The highest concentrations of ascorbate in the body are found in the brain and neuroendocrine tissues such as adrenal, although the brain is the most difficult organ to deplete of ascorbate.
Neurodegenerative diseases typically involve high levels of oxidative stress and thus ascorbate has been posited to have potential therapeutic roles against ischemic stroke, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and Huntingdon's disease.
The functions of ascorbate in the CNS and brain are numerous. Essentially effecting neurotransmitters, dopamine and glutamate (learning and memory transmitters) cholinergic receptor (addictions).
Release hormones in response to stress and affect kidney function.
Controls how the body uses energy, makes protein and regulates metabolism.
The adrenal glands and the thyroid gland are the organs that have the greatest blood supply per gram of tissue. This may be one of the reasons lung cancer commonly metastasizes to the adrenals.
Secretes nine hormones that regulate homeostasis that regulates PH, glucose, body temperature and the regulation of many bodily systems.
Educates T-Cells which are critical to the immune system.
We found that cells in the retina need to be 'bathed' in relatively high doses of vitamin C, inside and out, to function properly,” said Henrique von Gersdorff, Ph.D., a senior scientist at OHSU's Vollum Institute and a co-author of the study. “Because the retina is part of the central nervous system, this suggests there's likely an important role for vitamin C throughout our brains, to a degree we had not realized before.” (*1)
The spleen performs several important jobs such as preventing infection, destroying damaged blood cells and storing
Researchers conclude a high dietary intake of vitamin C or of foods rich in this vitamin may reduce the rate of loss of lung function in adults. This in turn may help to prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. More and more studies are finding dietary factors play a key role in lung function. In particular, there is evidence that individuals with a high intake of vitamin C, A, and E tend to have higher levels of lung function. (*2)
Vincent Zannoni at the University of Michigan Medical School has shown that vitamin C protects the liver. Even doses as low as 500 milligrams daily helps prevent fatty buildup and cirrhosis. 5,000 mg of vitamin C per day appears to actually flush fats from the liver. (Ritter, M. "Study Says Vitamin C Could Cut Liver Damage," Associated Press, October 11, 1986) And vitamin C over 50,000 mg/day (not a misprint) results in patients feeling better in just a few days, and actually eliminates jaundice in under a week. (*3)
Researchers studied whether taking vitamin C along with levothyroxine medications (i.e., Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid, etc.) could affect TSH levels. The results were quite surprising. The research showed that taking vitamin C along with levothyroxine reduced TSH levels substantially, by as much as 27%. (*4)
There is compelling evidence suggesting an inverse relation between vitamin C intake and gastric cancer risk. Vitamin C is an important antioxidant and can react with nitrite, preventing the formation of N-nitroso compounds. (*5)
WHITE BLOOD CELLS/LEUCOCYTES
Cells of the body that fight against infectious disease and foreign materials. Evidence is accumulating that AA plays an important role in immunocompetence and in the antioxidant defense system. Recent reports link vitamin C status with lymphocyte blastogenesis, antibody response to viral antigens, and circulating levels of the immunemodulators complement Clq and interleukin-1. New data also demonstrate the importance of AA as a plasma antioxidant, and the in vitro measurement of the ascorbate free radical as a clinical index of oxygen radical attack has been suggested. (*6)
Currently there are several studies showing promise in treating advanced pancreatic cancer with Vitamin C. The risk of pancreatic cancer declined significantly as intake of antioxidants increased among participants in a large case-control study. The magnitude of risk reduction varied by the quantity and types of antioxidants but reached a maximum of 67% in people who had the greatest intake of vitamins C and E and selenium.
The data suggested a threshold effect for selenium and a trend toward a threshold effect for vitamin E, as well as a significant inverse association between pancreatic cancer risk and serum levels of vitamin C. (*8)
Vitamin C and E supplementation saw a decrease in the elements that cause fibrosis, leading to considerably reduced glomerulosclerosis and kidney fibrosis.
The study concluded “chronic antioxidant intervention in early experimental renovascular disease improves renal functional responses, enhances tissue remodeling, and decreases structural injury.” (*10)
Dr. Levine ... noted that several earlier studies had not found any association between the incidence of kidney stones and the regular daily intake of 1,000 mg or more of vitamin C. (*9)
*9 http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/f-w99/kidneystones.html] http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/f-w99/kidneystones.html
In this study, the investigators carefully reviewed the clinical cases of three patients who responded especially favorably to high-dose intravenous vitamin C in an attempt to assess the clinical plausibility of this modality in cancer therapy. To accomplish this, the investigators followed the National Cancer Institute Best Case Series guidelines in their analysis. One case involved renal cancer with lung metastases that regressed following the intravenous administration of 65 grams of vitamin C twice per week for ten months. The second patient had invasive bladder cancer. He received 30 grams of vitamin C intravenously twice per week for three months, followed by somewhat irregular infusions for about four years. The third patient had B-cell lymphoma and received 15 grams of intravenous vitamin C twice per week for two months, followed by similar doses given less frequently.
All three patients experienced complete remissions.
Cures Cirrhosis of the Liver
The most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, often responds to a remarkably simple, safe, at-home treatment: vitamin C. Physicians and patients report that vitamin C, applied directly to basal cell skin cancers, causes them to scab over and drop off.Source for treament detail: http://orthomolecular.org/resources/omns/v03n12.shtml
And in a study of much longer duration, Davis reported that in wheat and barley crops, protein concentrations declined by 30 to 50 percent between the years 1938 and 1990.
The USDA only recommends a dose for adults of 75mg-90mg.
Answer: This limit was only established because higher doses of pills and powder caused diarrhea. Not that the body couldn’t benefit from higher doses.
“Dr. Mehmet C. Oz and Dr. Michael F. Roizen, co-authors of "You: The Owner's Manual", recommend a higher dosage.” Shoot for 1200 milligrams of vitamin C a day--spread between your diet and supplements throughout the day."
What is liposomal? It is the process of binding 100% Pure Vitamin C Powder with a binding agent called Lecithin.
"The hydrophilic nature of the lecithin molecule plays an important part in the structure and properties of cell membranes. It is the lipid used in nerve tissue."
This process allows the body to immediately absorb the Vitamin C into the body before it reaches the intestines and is eliminated out of the body through urine.
You can take as much as you need with no diarrhea, can't overdose and is non toxic!
You can make this at home for pennies per dose!
You can buy commerically made Liposomal Vitamin C on the internet, but it can be quite expensive.
We recommend you make it yourself at home - cheaply!
Check out the link above for the recipe.
The optimal dosage is complex. Because of this:
MORE CANCER STUDIES:
A number of observational studies have found increased dietary vitamin C intake to be associated with decreased risk of stomach cancer, and laboratory experiments indicate that vitamin C inhibits the formation of carcinogenic compounds in the stomach.
More recent research suggests that vitamin C supplementation may be a useful addition to standard H. pylori eradication therapy in reducing the risk of gastric cancer.
Decreased vitamin C levels in the lens of the eye have been associated with increased severity of cataracts in humans.
Some, but not all, studies have observed increased dietary vitamin C intake and increased blood levels of vitamin C to be associated with decreased risk of cataracts.
In general, those studies that have found a relationship suggest that vitamin C intake may have to be higher than 300 mg/day for a number of years before a protective effect can be detected.
Oregon State University:http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/infocenter/vitamins/vitaminC/index.html
- The current USDA recommended levels (75mg -90mg) is just low enough to keep away Scurvy.
- When recommending higher doses they found that it caused diarrhea.
- The true healing affects don’t kick in until doses are at least 500 – 1500 mgs a day.
You can’t get that high amount through over the counter supplements, diet, pills or powders.
An Excellent Read: http://www.orthomed.com/titrate.htm
In a study first published in 2008, for the first time, using a special liposomal form of oral-dose vitamin C, researchers in Britain demonstrated it is possible to achieve cancer-killing concentrations of this vitamin without undesirable side effects.
This study was completely overlooked by the cancer community. The study was published in a journal cataloged by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), but articles from that journal can NOT be accessed at the NLM website.
The report was submitted for publication, then the publisher of the journal changed editors and the new editor tried to scratch the report from its publication schedule. When the report finally got published, the journal itself was discontinued and its articles were no longer indexed by NLM.
This is how good science is hidden from the public! It appears to be an intentional effort to hide the benefits of vitamin C for cancer patients. By the way, an (online) abstract is provided at the Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine website.
ADDITIONAL SOURCE LINKS FOR MORE INFO:
VITAMIN C HAS BEEN KNOWN TO FIGHT 30 MAJOR DISEASES ... FOR OVER 50 YEARS
Antioxidants Prevent Cancer and Some May Even Cure It
The Healing Factor - Vitamin C (free e-book)