One is enough. Two is too much. Three is, well, deadly.
Having at least three risk factors of metabolic syndrome- which include high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, high triglycerides, low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and extra fat around the waist- is like inviting death to your doorstep. This is because having metabolic syndrome increases your risk of life-threatening diseases, such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Research has also found that vitamin C deficiency has something to do with metabolic syndrome.
Current estimates show nearly 40 percent of Americans have metabolic syndrome. It is a worrying figure, but something that can be corrected with ease or, to be more precise, with vitamin C.
A recent study has found a link between metabolic syndrome and vitamin C deficiency. For people with metabolic syndrome, the normal recommended amount of vitamin C is not enough. Read more…