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Is it ok to overdose on vitamin c supplements every single day? watch

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    And fruits and vegitables?

    Thanks
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    You can have too much of a good thing. So yes
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    What is the point?

    Enjoy ****ting ruthlessly.
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    Obviously not, it's dangerous.
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    Eating tons of vitamins aren't going to magically make you healthy. If they did then that would be a great way to stop all the health problems of the world.

    Don't bother wasting your money.
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    (Original post by SecretDuck)
    You can have too much of a good thing. So yes
    I agree
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    No but taking excess multivitamins gives you ****ing awesome dayglo pee.

    So that's one advantage.
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    Vitamin C?! Is that for your eyes?
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    Excess VC will just be excreted via urination
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    (Original post by Existentialistic)
    Excess VC will just be excreted via urination
    What about taken in relatively small doses throughout the day..or slow release?
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    overdose...hmmm no probably not....
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    (Original post by da_comeback)
    What about taken in relatively small doses throughout the day..or slow release?
    Will make no difference, VC cannot be stored so once you reach your bodies natural threshold of VC intake any excess will be wasted
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    (Original post by da_comeback)
    What about taken in relatively small doses throughout the day..or slow release?
    There is a limit you can have and any excess will be secreted regardless of how many pills you have in one go-when you exceed that limit it is exceeded. It is water soluble and when the cells can't use it, it is simply removed.

    Diahorrea is pretty common with excess Vit C. Eat just fruits & veg endlessly is like ****ting through the eye of a needle.
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    I don't think it's too safe. You might turn into an orange.
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    Can i ask why exactly you'd want to OVERDOSE on vitamin C? Tbh, your body will only take however much it needs.
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    I think it's the only vitamin that'll do you absolutely no harm however much you take.
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    (Original post by Rant)
    Obviously not, it's dangerous.
    Not obvious to me, why is it dangerous?
    As I understand it, and as several others have pointed out, excess vit c is just excreted.
    Pointless, yes, dangerous, I don't think so.
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    (Original post by GStevens)
    Not obvious to me, why is it dangerous?
    As I understand it, and as several others have pointed out, excess vit c is just excreted.
    Pointless, yes, dangerous, I don't think so.
    Too much of anything is bad for you. Too many vitamins have been linked with a variety of health problems.
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    I thought it is fairly dangerous, similar to overdosing on vit A?
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    (Original post by Foghorn Leghorn)
    I thought it is fairly dangerous, similar to overdosing on vit A?
    No - vit A is fat soluble and will accumulate, whereas vit C is excreted when in excess (water soluble).
 
 
 
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