Home > Medical > Colds and flu > Tools Do I need a vitamin C supplement? All sections in Tools » Fitness » Diet » Mind » Medical » General Complete this quiz to see whether you need a vitamin C boost. How often do you get a cold, flu or other infections? on average once a monthabout 3 - 4 times a yearonce a year or hardly ever How many pieces of fresh fruit or glasses of fruit juice do you have every day? 1 or less2 -3 4 or more How many types of different vegetables or salads do you eat every day? 1 or less2 - 34 or more Do you smoke? more than 5 a daysocial smoker or passive smokerno Are you a long distance runner (more than 20km/week) or a competing athlete? yesno How often do you drink alcohol? more than 5 days a week1 - 4 times a weeknever or seldom How do you prepare your vegetables? boiled in water or rarely eat vegetablesstir friedeat them raw, baked, steamed or microwaved Where do you get your fruit and vegetables? vendors on the street or not suresupermarketsgrow your own or buy directly from farmers or farm-stalls Do you have an increased risk for developing cancer (e.g. past or family history of cancer, polluted work environment)? yes or unsureno Are you a diabetic, pregnant or under chronic stress? more than one of theseone of thesenone How much vitamin C is in you regular multivitamin (if taken on a daily basis)? do not take vitamins regularlyless than 75mg per daymore than 75mg per day Diet Tools Fitness Tools General Tools Medical Tools Mind Tools Am I eating correctly to lose weight? Am I eating correctly to stabilise my blood sugar levels? Am I eating right for my diabetes? Am I eating right to improve insulin resistance? Am I eating to control PMS? Am I eating to optimise my health? Am I eating to optimise my pregnancy? Am I eating to prevent heartburn? Am I eating too little protein? Am I eating too much fat? Am I eating too much protein? Am I eating too much sugar? Am I feeding my baby correctly? Am I healthy for breastfeeding? Are you at risk for developing osteoporosis? Are you ready for weight loss? Calcium calculator Do I need a vitamin C supplement? Glycaemic index tool Is my child eating properly? Is my vegetarian diet balanced? Is your diet causing headaches? Is your diet doomed to failure? Is your diet heart-healthy? Vit & Min doses per day Find your workout personality Flexibility test Push-up test Sit-up test Step test for endurance Target heart rate calculator Are you happily single? Are you practical? Are you ready to have a baby? Are you ready to quit smoking? Are you still wasting time on sibling rivalry? Can you save a life? Is my girlfriend pregnant? Is this relationship going to work? More than friends? Ready for sex? Rogue's gallery Test your sex toy IQ What kind of friend are you? Would you survive disaster? Your sun sense Addicted to pills? Am I at risk for hypertension? Am I at risk of COPD? Am I at risk of IBS? Am I optimising my child's health? Are you at risk for ED? Are you at risk for prostate cancer? Are you at risk of a heart attack? Are you at risk of a vaginal infection? Are you drinking too much? Are you using the wrong painkillers? Assess your risk for foot problems Assess your risk for HIV/Aids Blood alcohol test Check your COPD facts Could I have high cholesterol? Do you suffer from ED? Hair Loss Myths Quiz How healthy is your prostate? How much do you know about menopause? Is my heartburn serious? Quiz: is breast augmentation surgery right for you? Why am I so tired? Why am I so tired? Are you a hypochondriac? Are you a sex addict? Are you ambitious? Are you depressed? Are you honest? Are you ready for sex? Assess your stress Blood alcohol test Could you be bipolar? Daily activities and social independence test Do I have OCD? Do you have a problem with alcohol? IQ test advertisement From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher!