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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 Linked to Better Survival Rates After Sepsis
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Fish Oil, Vitamin D can Reduce Cancer, Heart Attack Risk
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Vitamin E can Prevent Muscle Damage After Heart Attack
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Are You Taking Too Much Vitamin D?
Getting the right amount of Vitamin D can boost your bone health. On the other hand, taking too much Vitamin D may result in a decrease in bone densit.....


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