ofonorow wrote:The answer is contained in Pauling's 1986 book HOW TO LIVE LONGER AND FEEL BETTER. Linus Pauling consumed 9,000 mg of ascorbic acid (powder in water) twice per day, for a total of 18,000 mg (18 grams) daily. (Note: He added some bicarbonate to the ascorbic acid powder in water.)
In the same book, his recommended vitamin C intake was 6,000 to 18,000 mg daily.
Note: Today the Institute which bears his name has a vitamin C recommendation less than .5 grams, from memory, 400 mg. We think this absurd.
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