How much vitamin C should we take per day?   ...and how would we know if we were vitamin C deficient? Vitamin C cannot actually be stored in the body, which means we need it in our diet each day. For adults, 60 mg per day is the average recommended daily allowance of Vitamin C, and you’ll get that from one average serve of vegetables, or one orange. So on that basis you’d have to

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Apple-picking, blackberrying, foraging - the joys of Autumn Apple-picking, blackberrying, foraging - it's Autumn again. In terms of seasons, Autumn and Spring are often thought of as transitional type seasons - or supports for the featured acts Winter and Summer. But of all the seasons, it's always been the bounty and abundance of autumn, embodied in the fruit harvest, that seem to inspire us. "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness..." - and all that. This is the time

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Ice-cold drinks - are cool. But do they cool? Think of a warm summer’s day by the seaside and you think of… ice cream and ice-cold drinks. These are what we reach for to cool us down on those hot summer days. But do they actually do that? The truth is not what you might think.  You may not think it, but our bodies have internal mechanisms to keep a very tight control on our internal

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