So many studies show decrease in flu like symptoms when taking vitamin C as well as a decrease in getting the flu during flu season. Now a days, more than ever we need the tools to help boost our body's defense mechanism to help prevent viral infection. There are many choices on the market. Vitamin C is a no brainer! Let's look at the benefits of taking Vit.C. One of my favorites...it helps with anti-aging! It does wonders to help support your collagen. I won't get into the details, but believe me when I say "Less wrinkles please!" Vanity Vanity...But also it helps to protect from UV-induced damage, protects the skin from pollution, as well as promotes wound healing.