How to get rid of a cold - does taking vitamin C supplements really help?
Vitamin C could help to relieve some symptoms of colds, including a sore throat, a runny nose and a fever, according to a study.
But, you’re just as likely to get a cold whether you take vitamin C supplements or not, it claimed.
Vitamin C-rich foods include oranges, kale and bell peppers.
It’s also been claimed the vitamin could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer.
“In the past few decades, multiple randomised controlled studies have examined whether the vitamin has any actual effect on the common cold,” said Healthline nutrition researcher, Kris Gunnars.
“The results have... read more
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