32 min

Myths about fruit & the surprising vitamin you’re probably lacking | Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN The mindbodygreen Podcast

    • Alternative Health

Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN: “Vitamin C is at the core of all these fascinating heart, joint, skin, immune, and neuroprotective benefits.”* 
Ferira, mbg's vice president of scientific affairs, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the biggest myths about vitamin C, plus:
- The best vitamin C-rich foods, other than citrus (~04:37)
- Risk factors that increase vitamin C insufficiency (~06:25)
- How to find a high-quality vitamin C supplement (~19:36)
- Why some vitamin C supplements can make you feel queasy (~28:10)
- The best time of day to take vitamin C (~29:24)

Referenced in the episode:
- mbg's vitamin C potency+
- mbg Podcast episode #315 and #361, with Ferira.
- A study showing 46% of U.S. adult population is failing to meet their vitamin C needs.
- A 2021 study showing 42% of U.S. adults are insufficient in vitamin C.
- An mbg article on the link between collagen and pelvic floor health.
- mbg's beauty & gut collagen+
- An mbg article on why you shouldn't wait to feel crappy to take vitamin C.

Take 25% off vitamin C potency+ with code VITAMINCPOD. Cannot combine with gift cards or other discount codes. Apply code at checkout.

Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 

Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN: “Vitamin C is at the core of all these fascinating heart, joint, skin, immune, and neuroprotective benefits.”* 
Ferira, mbg's vice president of scientific affairs, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the biggest myths about vitamin C, plus:
- The best vitamin C-rich foods, other than citrus (~04:37)
- Risk factors that increase vitamin C insufficiency (~06:25)
- How to find a high-quality vitamin C supplement (~19:36)
- Why some vitamin C supplements can make you feel queasy (~28:10)
- The best time of day to take vitamin C (~29:24)

Referenced in the episode:
- mbg's vitamin C potency+
- mbg Podcast episode #315 and #361, with Ferira.
- A study showing 46% of U.S. adult population is failing to meet their vitamin C needs.
- A 2021 study showing 42% of U.S. adults are insufficient in vitamin C.
- An mbg article on the link between collagen and pelvic floor health.
- mbg's beauty & gut collagen+
- An mbg article on why you shouldn't wait to feel crappy to take vitamin C.

Take 25% off vitamin C potency+ with code VITAMINCPOD. Cannot combine with gift cards or other discount codes. Apply code at checkout.

Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 

32 min