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Vitamin C / Ascorbic acid

Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is one of the essential micronutrients. This vitamin helps bones, muscles, and blood to form and damaged tissue to heal. It helps the body to absorb iron and is an antioxidant. Inadequate levels of this vitamin has been linked to gum disease and high blood pressure.

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Vitamin C / Ascorbic acid

Vitamin C or Ascorbic acid is a water-soluble, anti-oxidant vitamin. The most important function of this vitamin is to boost the immunity and to supply the body with anti-oxidative power. It is also needed for the synthesis of collagen (structural component of blood vessels, bones,...Read More

Posted on : Tuesday, September 11, 2007 12:00 AM
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I tried a few I like the
best is vitamin c from
http://www.shaklee.net/thehealthyway/product/VitaC
Replied on Tuesday, September 11, 2007 12:00 AM
I take Vitamin C 500 mg everyday. It really makes a difference. I seldom get sick now.
Replied on Monday, January 31, 2011 3:38 AM

kirmavpa
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very much helpful to all members of Indian society.
Replied on Thursday, September 26, 2013 7:03 AM
Ascorbic Acid and Vitamin C are not the same. They are two different things. Vitamin C is a much bigger molecule and contains many different constituents apart from Ascorbic Acid - Ascorbic acid is found within the Vitamin C complex. Vitamin C contains a number of inseparable cofactors, such as rutin, bioflavonoids, factor k, factor j, factor p, ascorbinogen, protein chaperones, and various enzymes like tyrosinase, which together in their entirety constitute the Vitamin C complex. So kindly do not equate Ascorbic Acid with Vitamin C. Vitamin C is extremely powerful yet completely harmless compound and can be used in mega doses beneficially against many prevailing deceases including Cancer, AIDS and Heart deceases. The same cannot be said of Ascorbic Acid though. Kalyankrisnan P
Replied on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:54 AM
 


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