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Is there a supplement that can take the place of exercise? Not completely, in terms of its numerous health related benefits. However, because more than 50 percent of obese and overweight adults are do not exercise to improve their health, a new study suggests taking a certain vitamin can have similar heart related (cardiovascular) benefits comparable to regular exercise.


Research studies continue to dispel the myth that our genes control our risk of developing chronic disease, and the true significance lifestyle plays. A diet rich in vitamin C could cut risk progression by a third, of the leading cause of blindness, according to a study being published online.




And here’s another study that refutes the claim that vitamin C supplementation doesn’t affect your health. Researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute found the results of a meta-analysis of studies found improved survival among women with breast cancer who had a higher intake of vitamin C from supplements or food sources. The findings were reported online on March 7, 2014 in the European Journal of Cancer.



Last week I shared with you one particular episode demonstrating how nutritional research can be distorted to suggest something other than it’s accurate findings. This week, we’re going to explore why vitamin supplementation is important.

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