Vi­tA­min C CAusEs flAt­u­lEnCE

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News -

The av­er­age kiwi fruit ways 76g, mean­ing Oleksy would have eaten more than six and a half of the fruits to make the half-a-kilo. Kiwi fruits are de­scribed as a ‘good source of vi­ta­min C.’ It also con­tains vi­ta­min E and vi­ta­min K. The NHS web­site says ‘tak­ing too much (vi­ta­min C) could be harm­ful.’ It lists po­ten­tial side ef­fects of hav­ing too much vi­ta­min C as stom­ach pain, di­ar­rhoea and flat­u­lence. Vi­ta­min C helps to pro­tect cells and keeps them healthy and is nec­es­sary for the main­te­nance of healthy con­nec­tive tis­sue. ef­fec­tive­ly­dis­armedthe­man.”

The court was told Mr O’Ma­honey had helped take the knives away - and Mr King did not re­alise there wasasec­ond­knife­un­til hewas­dis­arm­ing the man.

MrBeau­mont­saidthe­man told po­lice hehad­been­chased be­cause he be­lieved peo­ple at his home were af­ter him - but when of­fi­cers went to the ad­dress, they found no ev­i­dence of his claims.

The court was told there was no ev­i­dence of men­tal ill­ness, and Oleksy only had one pre­vi­ous con­vic­tion, an of­fence of drink driv­ing dat­ing back to 2007.

Oleksy, wholis­tened to the hear­ing through a Pol­ish in­ter­preter, was given 12 month com­mu­nity or­der, with 60 hours of un­paid work. He was also or­dered to pay £85 costs an­da­sur­char­geof£85. He­was given 28 days to pay the to­tal cost in full.

Mag­is­trate Mrs Painter said the of­fence was ag­gra­vated by the fact it took place in a med­i­cal­cen­tre. How­ever, Oleksy, whowork­satQuestFoods in March, was­given full credit for en­ter­ing his guilty pleas at the­firstavail­ableop­por­tu­nity.

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