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The Truth About Vitamin C

The New Yorker’s Maria Konnikova returns to discuss a vexing health question: How much vitamin C is actually good for you?

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New Yorker staff writer Maria Konnikova returns to play “Is That Bullshit?” This week, the persistent nutritional myth about vitamin C. The actual vitamin, not the singer. Maria’s most recent book is The Confidence Game.

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