Vitamin C and the common cold
- Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994.
- San Francisco : W.H. Freeman, 
- Physical description
- 122 p. ; 22 cm.
- Bibliography: p. -116.
- There is an extraordianry contradiction between the opinions of different people about the value of vitamin C in preventing and ameliorating the common cold. Many people believe that vitamin C helps prevent the common cold; on the other hand, most physicians deny that this vitamin has much value in treating the common cold. This book is the authors input into that debate, based on his research and observations.
- Publication date
- Linus Pauling.
- Published (c1976) under title: Vitamin C, the common cold, and the flu.
- Includes index.
- The common cold -- Scurvy -- The discovery of vitamins -- The properties of ascorbic acid -- Ascorbic acid and the common cold -- Vitamin C and evolution -- Orthomolecular medicine -- Human biochemical individuality -- Vitamin C and drugs compared -- How to control the common cold -- Appendix I: How to buy vitamin C -- Appendix II: Multivitamin food supplementation -- Appendix III: Other studies of ascorbic acid and the common cold -- Appendix IV: Possible governmental restriction of the sale of ascorbic acid.