vitamin C

    Vitamin C Eases Lung Damage in Newborns of Smoking Mothers

    A new study says vitamin C can help reduce newborn lung damage if their mothers were smokers during pregnancy. ... more »

    Vitamin C Linked to Reduced Risk of Stroke

    It's unclear at this time how vitamin C protects against stroke but it could help regulate blood pressure. ... more »

    Pregnant Smokers Could Reverse Some Negative Effects by Taking Vitamin C

    It’s never a good idea to smoke during pregnancy. Unfortunately, there are some mothers who choose not to quit smoking during pregnancy, and their children will have to bear the consequences. ... more »

    Does Vitamin C Decrease Preterm Birth Risk?

    Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently published a study in the American Journal of Perinatology on the impact of vitamin C supplementation on preterm birth rates. ... more »

    Ascorbic Acid - Vitamin C (Serum) During Pregnancy

    Vitamin C is most well-known as the immune-boosting vitamin, but levels of vitamin C in the blood give doctors an indication of more than immune system function. Low levels of vitamin C can be associated with high blood pressure, stroke and certain forms of cancer. ... more »

    Vitamin C May Help Infants Born to Smoking Mothers

    When women claim they are unable to stop smoking during pregnancy, there has been nothing the obstetrician could do to improve the health of the unborn fetus, until now. ... more »

    Powerful Phytochemicals Can Maximize Health During Pregnancy

    You're eating a balanced diet full of fruits and veggies, whole grains,low fat dairy, lean proteins, and healthy fats, but did you know thatyou can give your pregnancy a nutritional boost by including certain'super foods?' ... more »

    Island Style Red Beans and Rice

    There are variations of beans and rice in every culture across the world. When it comes to serving beans and rice with an island flare, ... more »

    Simple Strawberry Delight – To Go

    Being pregnant does not mean you have to sit around the house all the time. Before heading out the door in the morning, it is important to put some good food in that tummy ... more »

    Vitamin C and Baby's Brain Development

    The lack of proper Vitamin C levels in the diet during pregnancy could be linked to impaired brain development of the fetus, according to a new study. ... more »

    How Much is Too Much Vitamin C During Pregnancy?

    If Vitamin C is taken in mega doses during pregnancy, it can theoretically have a negative effect on the pregnancy and the developing baby. ... more »