Vitamin c, also known as Ascorbic acid, is an essential nutrient. United States “scene” website on May 21 the United States before the Medical Association President, United States aimorui University School of medicine associate professor Dr sangdela·fulaihuo’s article, remind you if too much vitamin c may cause stones.
Vitamin c is a water-soluble vitamin, even if occasionally supplement overdose can also be excreted through the urine. But feel free to add. Sweden Institute for environmental medicine and nutritional epidemiological studies was a study visit, starting to record the information on more than 22,000 men, of which 907 people taking 1000 mg vitamin c supplements for at least a day. During the 10-year return period, taking vitamin c 3.4% of people suffering from kidney stones, and this data without taking supplements has a population of 1.8%. Taking high doses of vitamin c supplements and risk of kidney stones is twice times more likely. Take 7 vitamin c supplements per week (each tablet contains 1000 mg), the highest risk of kidney stones, and taking a multivitamin or eat vitamin c-rich foods, the ratio did not increase.
Flejo said the body’s absorption of vitamin c, will be adopted in the form of oxalate excreted in urine. Oxalate is the main component of kidney stones, excessive emissions to increase kidney burden. For those who have suffered from kidney stones, more attention should be given.
Flejo proposal is not more than 1000 mg of vitamin c per day. If you eat enough fresh fruits and vegetables, generally do not need supplements. If irregular diet, need to take supplements, be aware. For example commonly used vitamin c effervescent tablets, each containing 1000 mg of vitamin c every day just by 1 is not recommended while taking multivitamin supplements. Of particular note is, in summer due to increased perspiration, if not drinking, urination may decrease urine concentration increases, a higher risk calculus. Summer when vitamin c supplement, be sure to drink plenty of water.
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