Trillions of microorganisms – mainly bacteria and yeast – inhabit your intestines and make up your microbiome.
Don’t worry – most of them are generally harmless, and even sometimes beneficial. Many of these microbes help us obtain nutrients from food we normally can’t digest, and they also help protect us from opportunistic infections caused by pathogenic (disease-causing) bacteria.
However, we are only beginning to understand the importance of the microbiome in maintaining our health.
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Do you have questions about vitamin C for our expert Dr. Alexander Michels? See our first vitamin C FAQ, look below, or ask us here and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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Have questions about vitamin C? As part of the webinar by our resident expert on vitamin C, Alexander Michels, PhD, answered questions submitted online.
If you have more questions you would like answered, see part 2 of this FAQ or feel free to ask!
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Clinical trials involving vitamin E supplementation have been mixed – some showed benefits, while others did not. Some trials even reported negative outcomes associated with taking vitamin E.
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