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Is too much vitamin c bad for you?

i drink the apple and eve juices usually every day, and sometimes 2 boxes a day. each one is 100 percent vitamin c. i also sometimes eat a flintstone tablet which is 100 percent vitamin c. if i eat that, my every day fruits AND
2 boxes of juice, that's 400 percent vitamin c! is too much bad?

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Probably not - Vitamin C is metabolised very quickly and passes out of your system rapidly. Excessive ascorbic acid is a harsh acidulant and will give you temporary cystitis, or burning urine. But that passes in a day at the most. Your health is at serious risk, however, if you don't get enough Vitamin C - it is needed for most reactions in your body and life gets pretty bleak if you are constantly low in ascorbates.

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Oh: those juices are NOT 100% vitamin C - they are 100% of your recommended daily allowance (RDA) of the vitamin. The percentages are misleading, because the actual AMOUNT of ascorbic acid you are talking about is only around an ounce. I use up to a pound of ascorbates and bioflavonoids a DAY for some of my patients, so your piddling amounts are not a concern at all....
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thanks! but does that mean apple and eve is lying that it's 100 percent vitamin c? also, since you're a doctor i don't understand some of the scientific stuff and i'm only like 11, so don't blame me. also, my email was not getting any of the answers and i was surprised when i saw that there were already 3 answers for me!
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Maybe too much. But doing what you do won't hurt. What you don't need is eliminated through biological functions.

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my email was weird for a reason that i don't know and it wasn't getting any of the answers, so i was surprised when i saw that there were already 3 answers for me! thanks for the answer!
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To much of anything can be bad for you

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yeah, but its a vitamin, not caffeine or something. anyway, that is true. too much of something is bad for you.
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Yes that is true but you know that when you are taking those vitamin pills the warning on the label always says not to take a certain amount.. But I dunno lol I'm no doctor
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i know i'm 3 years to adult. that's a pretty long age span! 1-2 years eat a half of the tablet thing, and 3 years to adult is 1 whole tablet thing. old people don't eat it, because it's flintstones!
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