Vitamin C’s disease-fighting potential

Photo: University of Otago

New Zealand researcher Dr Anitra Carr is investigating the role of vitamin C in the prevention and treatment of diseases such as cancer and serious infections.

Anitra studies micronutrients at the Centre for Free Radical Research at the University of Otago, and is currently undertaking clinical trials to find out more about vitamin C’s disease-fighting potential.

Listen to her interview with Jesse Mulligan on RNZ.