By Arturo Galindo, Cert. Nutritional Therapist
The benefits of proper vitamin C nutrition are many and they include the ability of ascorbic acid to prevent and control heart disease, cancer, infections... and also detoxify the body from harmful substances.
The vitamin C early pioneers have proved the therapeutic value of Vitamin C... including Nobel Laureates, scientists and doctors
But the list of experts is very extensive.
Below is an expanded list of today's vitamin C nutrition experts that also includes medical and nonprofit organizations.
These people continue to work and bring awareness to this amazing natural substance... and help other people that struggle with chronic diseases.
Keep in mid that this list is a very limited and incomplete list.
The work of today's vitamin C nutrition experts builds on the work of early vitamin C experts and pioneers.
Dr. Levy is a board-certified cardiologist and bar-certified attorney. He is a world-renowned vitamin C nutrition expert and has published several books. Here's the personal website of Dr. Thomas Levy.
The research work of Dr. Levy includes the impact of proper doses of vitamin C to cure disease. This includes the impacts of timing and duration of doses.
Dr. Levy has also documented the scientific evidence on the value of vitamin C to fight disease. This includes how ascorbic acid neutralizes toxins, fight infections... and also helps in the treatment of cancer and control of heart disease.
Dr. Rath is a German doctor who has made several scientific discoveries in the field of medicine. This includes the connection between vitamin C deficiency and lipoprotein(a) to help control heart disease.
Dr. Rath worked with Dr. Linus Pauling and became the first Director of Cardiovascular Research at the Linus Pauling Institute. He currently heads a research and development institute in nutritional and cellular medicine.
He has published several scientific papers on the health benefits of micro nutrients to fight many diseases. and is also an outspoken advocate for patient rights and for free access to natural health worldwide.
Dr. Saul is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and is he's also the author of several books. This includes books on vitamin C nutrition and niacin.
Dr. Saul is also the publisher of the educational website DoctorYourself.com, the largest peer-reviewed natural healing resource. He’s featured in the documentaries FoodMatters and The Vitamin Movie.
Dr. Hickey has a Ph.D. in Medical Biophysics. His experience is in biology, pharmacology, biomechanics and medical physics. He's published several scientific studies on vitamin C and is the author of several books.
Dr. Hickey has been in the front lines working with medical authorities to change the current ideas that result in the low RDA values for vitamin C.
Owen is an Orthomolecular Naturopath and the founder and director of the nonprofit Vitamin C Foundation. He's also a graduate of the US Air Force Academy with a Masters in Business Administration. Owen is the author of several peer-reviewed articles in alternative medicine journals. He's also the publisher of the PaulingTherapy.com website and a long-time vitamin C advocate.
The Riordan Clinic was founded by Dr. Hugh Riordan and benefactor Olive W. Garvey. Its primary focus is the use of high-dose Intravenous Vitamin C (IVC) to treat a wide variety of conditions. Their website contains a great deal of medical research to support the use of IV Vitamin C therapy.
The non-profit Vitamin C Foundation is the world's largest source of information on vitamin C or ascorbic acid. Its mission is to increase public awareness of the therapeutic value of Vitamin C.
The Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine is a non-profit and non-commercial informational resource. It has an editorial review board comprised of many distinguished doctors and scientists. Andrew Saul is the editor in chief.
Orthomolecular medicine uses safe, effective nutritional therapy to fight illness. Two-time Nobel Prize winner, Linus Pauling, Ph.D., coined the term Orthomolecular.