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Old 11-08-2008, 06:53 AM   #1
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Question Vitamin C........how much do YOU take?

I take 3-5 one gram (timed release) tablets a day on top of my food.
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Old 11-08-2008, 11:38 PM   #2
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I take about .5-1g these days, especially after a workout, it should lower cortisol.
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Old 11-09-2008, 07:22 AM   #3
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I take anywhere between 1-6 grams a day. ~3 grams around my workout, especially if it runs longer than 1 hour.
You might be interested in this old thread:
http://www.cathletics.com/forum/show...itamin+c+flush

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Old 11-09-2008, 07:31 AM   #4
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None - I eat a lot of fresh fruits and veggies, and that form is substantially better than a supplement.
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Old 11-09-2008, 05:52 PM   #5
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about 3g a day for me
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Old 11-09-2008, 11:26 PM   #6
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Top 10 Vit c fruits per 100g...


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Acerola, (west indian cherry), raw Vitamin C: 1677mg


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Acerola juice, raw Vitamin C: 1600mg


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Guavas, common, raw Vitamin C: 228mg


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Litchis, dried [lychee] Vitamin C: 183mg


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Currants, european black, raw Vitamin C: 181mg


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Guava sauce, cooked Vitamin C: 146mg


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Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, undiluted Vitamin C: 138mg


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Orange peel, raw Vitamin C: 136mg


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Lemon peel, raw Vitamin C: 129mg


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Grapefruit juice, white, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, undiluted Vitamin C: 120mg
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Old 11-10-2008, 04:44 AM   #7
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Vit C - None....I get it from fruits and veggies.

However since I spend most daylight hours inside due to work I pound Vit D3.

3,000 IU's a day in the summer.
6,000 IU's a day in the winter.
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Old 11-10-2008, 08:25 AM   #8
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1-2g per day in supplements, sometimes more on heavy training days.
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Old 11-10-2008, 06:46 PM   #9
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2-4 grams a day, plus the aforementioned fruits & such.

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