Dr Oz’s Golden Road to Good Health: Vitamin C Game was all about the powerful and essential antioxidant called Vitamin C. Doctor Oz said that Vitamin C keeps your eyes, bones, skin and immune system in good shape. The ladies playing Dr Oz’s Game today won some really fabulous prizes!
Dr Oz: 75 mg Vitamin C Daily
Dr Oz asked how much Vitamin C should the average woman consume every day from food: 50 milligrams, 75 milligrams or 500 milligrams? Dr Oz said that the operative word was “at least” and that women she eat at least 75 mg of Vitamin C every day, which is a kiwi fruit or an orange. Vitamin C cannot be stored in your body, so you have to eat it in order to prevent Scurvy. You should take 500 mg Vitamin C for the full benefits though.
Dr Oz: Vitamin C & Iron
Dr Oz said that Vitamin C helps your body to absorb other nutrients like Iron, so what is the best bet for a breakfast meal? Dr Oz said that oatmeal and strawberries give you iron and vitamin c which pack a powerful punch. Since both ladies got this question correct, they each won $500 worth of The Body Shop’s Vitamin C Products.
Dr Oz: Vitamin C Prevents UTI’s
A diet that is rich in Vitamin C can help reduce the risk of which of the following: Coronary Artery Disease, Heartburn or Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s)? Dr Oz said that the correct answer is that Vitamin C helps prevent UTI’s! One lady got this correct and she won a 3 night stay at Marco Island Beach Resort with daily breakfast, 2 Vitamin C Spa Treatments and airfare for herself plus a guest. Lucky lady!