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Vitamin C protects against water pollution

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

effects of chromium in drinking water

Story at-a-glance

  • Despite a massive lawsuit against Pacific Gas and Electric in 1996, spearheaded by Erin Brockovich, the known carcinogen, hexavalent chromium, pollutes water supplies across the U.S.; research shows vitamin C and epigallocatechin gallate found in green tea, protect cells against the cytotoxic effects


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