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Vitamin C: Vitamin C is a vitamin and an antioxidant available in supplements and naturally found in a fruits and vegetables. Vitamin C is vital for many aspects of health, including the production of collagen and adrenal hormones, wound healing, and healthy bones, teeth, cartilage, and immune and nervous systems.
Adequate amounts of Vitamin C are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:
Adequate amounts of Vitamin C are claimed to be potentially preventative for:
Excessive intake of Vitamin C may involve the following risks:
Vitamin C: A natural water-soluble vitamin (Vitamin C), Ascorbic Acid is a potent reducing and antioxidant agent that functions in fighting bacterial infections, in detoxifying reactions, and primarily in the formation of collagen in fibrous tissue, teeth, bones, connective tissue, skin, and capillaries. Found in citrus, in other fruits, and in vegetables, vitamin C cannot be produced or stored by humans and must be obtained in the diet. (NCI04)
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