Vitamin C can stop premature aging: Canadian study January 6, 2010Posted by Dreamhealer in Alternative medicine.
Vitamin C is widely known as an antioxidant and results of a new study hint it also could avert premature aging.
Recent Canadian research showed vitamin C stopped, and even reversed, symptoms of accelerated aging disease in mice.
The results suggest the vitamin, found notably in fruits and vegetables, also may be helpful in other age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
“We think that more studies should be done on other types of premature aging diseases to see if the vitamin C could have a positive impact on them as well,” said study co-author Michel Lebel, who works at the Quebec Cancer Research Centre at the Hotel-Dieu hospital in Quebec City. …. Read More..