Vitamin C deficiency may inhibit immune system’s ability to fight leukemia. Research has been done involving mice that shows a deficiency in Vitamin C can put you at risk for developing leukemia. A glass of juice a day can do a world of good for you and keep you from getting this disease. This is not the first time that low Vitamin C has been linked with serious health problems in people. It’s been known for a long time that fresh fruits and produce are essential to prevent scurvy.
- Vitamin c deficiency damages the body’s ability to suppress blood tumor development
- Low vitamin c levels are linked to higher cancer death rates
- True vitamin c deficiency is quite rare in privileged and developed countries
“There is as yet no suggestion that supplementing chemotherapy or other treatments with vitamin C has any benefit for patients with leukaemia.”