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Vitamin C

Vitamin C, otherwise called ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin and an antioxidant. It is vital for many functions in the body like collagen formation, iron absorption, wound healing, and maintaining the bones and cartilages. Taking vitamin C supplements is known to reduce the incidence of chronic diseases, reduces blood pressure, and prevents iron-deficiency anemia.

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Are adaptogens and superfoods beneficial for our health, and how much to include in our diet?

Query: Hi doctor, I am wondering about the potential health benefits of adaptogens (reishi, ashwaganda, tulsi, maca, etc.) and superfoods (spirulina, goji berries, bee pollen, cacao, etc). Are these things proven to be beneficial for ourhealth? If so, what are the correct dosages for the diet and how can I...  Read Full »

Neha Suryawanshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, these things are definitely beneficial for your health as they are natural sources of nutrition and they have natural health benefits. Tulsi is a natural antacid, spirulina is a good source of protein, and goji berries are rich in vitamin C. Regards.  Read Full »

What are the benefits of antioxidants for an 18-year-old female?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18-year-old female. May I know some information on antioxidants? How do antioxidants contribute to overall well-being? Are there any specific recommendations for incorporating them into my routine? Could you provide a brief explanation of what antioxidants are and the different ...  Read Full »

Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query. Yes, I can certainly help you with detailed information on antioxidants. Antioxidants are chemical compounds that prevent the action of free radicals. They help prevent cell damage by scavenging free radicals from the body cells and reducing oxida...  Read Full »

I want to add more citrus foods to my diet. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been thinking about adding more citrus foods to my diet, like drinking lemon-infused water. Can you share insights on the health benefits of incorporating lemon or citrus drinks into a daily routine? Are there specific nutrients or advantages that come with this choice, and how d...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello,Welcome to went through your query. Incorporating lemon or other citrus fruits into your daily routine, such as in lemon-infused water, can provide several health benefits and contribute to maintaining a healthy diet. Some of these advantages include:1. Vitamin C: Citrus fruits, ...  Read Full »

My face structure is not improving even after taking a healthy diet. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am taking good healthy food, but my face structure is not improving. I used to eat two eggs daily. But, my eyes are sunken. I want a good structure. My height is 6'2" and my weight is 70 kg. I want good looking eyes and bright face.  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Have more of green vegetables like spinach, drumsticks, and other leafy vegetables. Have more salads like carrot, cucumber, and tomatoes. Also, have tomato soup. Fruits are an excellent source of antioxidants. So, try to have more fruits every day like apple, watermelon,...  Read Full »

I am 32 weeks pregnant and unable to eat. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 weeks pregnant. My doctor suggested me take complete bed rest as the baby is very low down to the uterus. My problem is, I am unable to eat anything due to nausea and indigestion as there is no physical activity. I am losing weight and suffering from anemia and am on medication fo...  Read Full »

Swapan Banerjee

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 1. In your pregnancy, you are in the third trimester. You can eat almost all good nutritive value-oriented foods except a few and be aware of the side effects of medicines without physician advice. 2. For your loss of appetite and indigestion problem, you should take...  Read Full »

I have been taking nutritional supplements into my diet for the past decade. Please tell me how to increase my vitamin C level.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been taking nutritional supplements for the last ten years. Over the last three years, especially my knowledge of such supplements has increased substantially. It is apparent to others, even qualified practising doctors, that I have improved tremendously physically and mentally. Si...  Read Full »

Neha Suryawanshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Incorporate these vitamin C-rich foods into your daily diet- 1. Strawberries are extremely high in vitamin C - They are also high in fiber and antioxidants, which are responsible for reducing oxidative stress and protecting the heart from bad cholesterol. Just one serv...  Read Full »

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