Vitamin C vital for skin health and scar healing

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Vitamin C vital for skin health and scar healing

The findings also show that a vitamin C intake that averages to 65 mg/d over a mean follow-up of 6.5 mo failed to restore the normal wound-healing capacity of vitamin C–depleted tissues; such tissues had a 49% weaker scar strength when compared with nondepleted tissues

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Philippe P Hujoel, Margaux L A Hujoel. Vitamin C and scar strength: analysis of a historical trial and implications for collagen-related pathologies. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/ajcn/nqab262

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