I feel like everything I have ever learned about treating the common cold is a lie.

According to WebMD, there is very little proof that Vitamin C actually helps treat and prevent common colds.

Findings have been inconsistent. Overall, experts have found little to no benefit from vitamin C for preventing or treating the common cold.

Vitamin C was tested as a treatment for colds in 7 different ways and it was found to be no more effective than a placebo.

When I feel a cold coming on the first thing I do is reach for a bottle of orange juice and Vitamin C chewable gummies. Turns out it has all been a waste of time and resources.