Vitamin C reduce duration of the common cold

Does vitamin c reduce duration of the common cold?

Effectiveness Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Reduce Duration Of The Common Cold

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well vitamin c is able to reduce duration of the common cold. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Vitamin C to reduce duration of the common cold. Using Vitamin C to reduce duration of the common cold will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Reduce Duration Of The Common Cold

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There is one study in the database on vitamin c; the confidence rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study
Effect of vitamin C on common cold: randomized controlled trial

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