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Originally posted by pavil
reply to post by dominicus
Sounds easy enough to try, with readily available ingredients and equipment. One question, why do you not dissolve the Vit C powder in the hot water only, before you add the cold water? Seems it would dissolve in more completely that way.
The failure of vitamin C supplementation to reduce the incidence of colds in the general population indicates that routine prophylaxis is not justified. Vitamin C could be useful for people exposed to brief periods of severe physical exercise. While the prophylaxis trials have consistently shown that vitamin C reduces the duration and alleviates the symptoms of colds, this was not replicated in the few therapeutic trials that have been carried out.
Originally posted by dominicus
reply to post by DevolutionEvolvd
So are you saying that the wakefulness feeling and jitters i get from too much coffee is placebo? Or what about the sloppy feeling i get after 8 beers, placebo? Or what about all the illegal substances SWIM (someone who isn't me) has tried, also placebo?
Originally posted by DevolutionEvolvd
What you're taking has NOT been tested. NOT EVER has there been a large study examining the effects of homemade liposomal vitamin c.edit on 3-6-2012 by DevolutionEvolvd because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by LemaEcho
Increase Absorption Dramatically - Regular vitamin C is absorbed at approximately 19%, the balance remains in the gastrointestinal tract to attract water and loosen the bowels. Nanotechnology, liposomalized vitamin C is absorbed at 93%, measurable in the blood stream. A 390% increase in absorption! Get IV results with oral dosage!
Originally posted by muzzleflash
Originally posted by fastbob72
You do know that Pheidippides got to Marathon and allegedly uttered that famous cry 'nike !!!' then dropped down dead.
You do realize that 99% of the modern population would have died before they ever made it half way?
He was running in the mountains too btw.
The traditional story relates that Pheidippides (530 BC–490 BC), an Athenian herald or hemerodrome (translated as "day-runner" (Kyle 2007), courier (Larcher 1806), "professional-running courier" (Sears 2003) or "day-long runner" (Miller 2006)), was sent to Sparta to request help when the Persians landed at Marathon, Greece. He ran 240 km (150 mi) in two days. He then ran the 40 km (25 mi) from the battlefield near Marathon to Athens to announce the Greek victory over Persia in the Battle of Marathon (490 BC) with the word νικωμεν’ (nikomen–"We have won"), as stated by Lucian "khairate, nikomen" ("hail, we are the winners") to then collapse and die.
Originally posted by MegaMind
Then all you can say is maybe it does what we claim ... because you don't know that it does not.
Furthermore because you have no personal experience to draw from ... you have not taken any have you? ... then you don't even have your own anecdotal evidence to draw from.
I, and we, on the other hand do have our anecdotal personal experience. Being told i *might* be imagining all this hardly changes my reality of it.
So I guess my question is what really is your point?
Should we quit taking it?
Should I wait until someone 20 years from now does a study on it?
To my knowledge no one has ever died from taking vitamin C. Many have died from not having enough. If I thought it was even a little dangerous I wouldn't mess with it.
So next ... what if it is really doing nothing? That its - all in my head? Then all I have done is waste money. Given the likelihood that its just "all in my head" is very small - again I say oh well worth the risk. Think about it - I am still experiencing something good even if its not real. Even if the experience has no basis in reality - it is my reality - it is still an experience and a good one at that.
And finally ... what if its all real and is doing what I feel it doing and it is highly beneficial to me? Do I want to risk giving that up because some authority hasn't proven my experiences to be real yet? Do I really need someone else to prove my experiences are based in reality? What does that even mean - your reality is not our reality yet. Is it worth it to me to wait so someone else can say - yes what you feel is real? Does that sound absurd to you? It does to me ...
You haven't even come close to convincing me that I should stop.
Is that what you want? For me to stop?
Originally posted by daynight42
reply to post by AlanQaida
I took another sip earlier. No effect at all noticed. I think someone will end up getting an ultrasonic cleaner for a birthday.
$20 lost on the ingredients unless I use the V- C to preserve fruit or something. Suppose it can't hurt to take it as is too.
Originally posted by Jaellma
reply to post by MegaMind
I read the first 15 pages of this thread then skipped to page 20. I must say I am intrigued by this experiment and the potential rewards from it. I think I will give it a try and see what happens.
I figure I can spend ~$75 worth of stuff for my health and not feel bad if it backfires. After all, we have all spent more money on things that didn't pan out so I don't feel so bad in trying this.
I will also report results of this as time goes on. Count me in, for now.