Vitamin C Foods Morton Grove IL

A study found that a topical solution of 15 percent L-ascorbic acid—the most easily absorbed form of vitamin C—combined with vitamin E, protects the skin from UV damage and reduces cell mutations that may lead to skin cancer.

Mitchell V Kaminski, MD
6948 N Lexington Ln
Niles, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Nutrition
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1967

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Douglas Duncan Rodriguez, MD
(847) 291-3884
100 Bucknel Ct
Glenview, IL
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Internal Medicine, Nutrition
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1946

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Nutrition & Health Consultants, Ltd.
(847) 272-8500
900 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL
 
North Shore Wellness Services, Ltd.
(847) 205-0371
3000 Dundee Rd Ste 411
Northbrook, IL
 
Gregg Gerstin
(847) 564-9500
300 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL
Company
Align Wellness Center
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Chiropractor, Massage Practitioner, Nutritionist
Insurance
Aetna, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Medicare

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Albert Edward Bothe Jr, MD
(773) 834-1183
Lincolnwood, IL
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Male
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Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1971

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Keith Isaac Block, MD
(847) 492-3040
1800 Sherman Ave Ste 515
Evanston, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Nutrition
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Evanston, Il
Group Practice: Northshore Cancer Care

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Nutrition & Health Consultants, Ltd.
(847) 272-8500
900 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL
 
North Shore Wellness Services, Ltd.
(847) 205-0371
3000 Dundee Rd Ste 411
Northbrook, IL
 
Mary Bess Kohrs, MD
(708) 927-8958
1838 N 77th Ct
Elmwood Park, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Nutrition
Gender
Female
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Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1987

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The Beauty Bar: Vitamin C

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By Lindsay Wilson

This may be the first supplement you reach for when you feel a cold coming on, but it may also be your best ally in the fight against sun-induced aging and wrinkles. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology shows that a topical solution of 15 percent L-ascorbic acid—the most easily absorbed form of vitamin C—combined with vitamin E, protects the skin from UV damage and reduces cell mutations that may lead to skin cancer. “When skin is exposed to the sun, a chemical reaction occurs, creating free radicals that can damage cells and alter DNA,” says Sheldon R. Pinnell, MD, professor of dermatology at Duke University Medical Center. “But vitamin C prevents this reaction from happening.” Vitamin C also stimulates the production of collagen, the structural support that keeps skin plump and supple, and reduces wrinkles. Your skin can benefit from taking a supplement as well, says Lisa Petty, author of Living Beauty: Feel Great, Look Fabulous & Live Well (Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2005). “When taken internally, vitamin C will reach all layers and parts of the skin,” she says.

We like: MegaFood Complex C ($28.95, 60 tablets; megafood.com )
Also try: Devita-C Accelerator ($35.95, 2 oz; devita.net ), which contains 15 percent L-ascorbic acid along with three other forms of vitamin C for maximum absorption; and Healing Anthropology’s Rejuvenating Vitamin C Solution ($55, 1 oz; healinganthropology.com ), which has the extra antioxidant protection of vitamin E and alpha-lipoic acid.
Keep in mind: As vitamin C degrades, it turns from clear to yellow or brown. So if your product turns color, throw it out; the vitamin C in it is useless. —Lindsay Wilson

Author: Lindsay Wilson

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