People in a study who had low blood concentrations of vitamin C and walked on a treadmill for an hour burned 25 percent less fat than people with adequate C. But a dose of C brought fat-burning levels back up to par. Why? Seems C is essential for creating carnitine, a substance that turns fat into fuel.
Not sure how much vitamin C you need? Here’s a handy tool to figure it out.
What’s your favorite way to get vitamin C? I love grapefruit.
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