Daily Intake of Vitamin C at Levels Above The Current UK Recomended Daily Allowance Can Reduce The Risk of Non-Communicable Diseases

Time: 9:35 am - 9:55 am

Date: 1 May 2019

1-may-2019 09:35 1-may-2019 09:55 Europe/London Daily Intake of Vitamin C at Levels Above The Current UK Recomended Daily Allowance Can Reduce The Risk of Non-Communicable Diseases

In most countries, the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is set a level to avoid scurvy. However, enlightened countries such as China, New Zealand and Australia have developed an additional recommendation, typically referred to as a “proposed intake” or “suggested dietary target” at a level of 200mg per day, a dose… Read more »

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Synopsis

In most countries, the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is set a level to avoid scurvy. However, enlightened countries such as China, New Zealand and Australia have developed an additional recommendation, typically referred to as a “proposed intake” or “suggested dietary target” at a level of 200mg per day, a dose which can reduce the risk of a range of non-communicable diseases , including CVD and some cancers. Even higher doses up to, and beyond the Tolerable Upper Intake level of 2g/day set by the Institute of Medicine in the USA under medical supervision are usually well-tolerated and are increasingly being used as adjuncts in clinical trials,

Speakers

  • Dr Robert Winwood Manager Nutrition Science and Advocacy EMEA - DSM Nutritional Products

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