What is Vitamin C

Where does it come from?

Why is it used?

What are the benefits?


What is Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is a water-soluble and essential vitamin, which means your body cannot produce it. Yet it plays many roles and has been linked to impressive health benefits.

Where does it come from?

This vitamin is found in many fruits and vegetables, including oranges, strawberries, kiwi fruit, bell peppers, broccoli, kale, and spinach.


Although getting vitamin C from food is generally recommended, many people turn to supplements to meet their needs.

Why is it used?

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that must be obtained through diet or supplements.

It has been linked to many impressive health benefits, such as increased antioxidant levels, lowered blood pressure, protection against gout attacks, improved iron absorption, boosting immunity and reducing the risk of heart disease and dementia.

Overall, vitamin C supplements are a simple and effective way to boost your vitamin C intake if you’re struggling to get enough of it in your diet.

• Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that can increase antioxidant levels in the blood.

This can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases like heart disease. (Alessio et al., 1997; Kim et al., 2003; Pham-Huy et al., 2008; Popovic et al., 2015)

• Vitamin C can improve the absorption of iron that is poorly absorbed, such as iron from non-meat sources. It may also reduce the risk of iron deficiency (Hallberg & Hulthén, 2000; Hurrell & Egli, 2010; Mao & Yao, 1992).

• Vitamin C can boost immunity by helping white blood cells work more efficiently, strengthening your skin’s defense system and helping wounds heal faster. (Bakaev & Duntau, 2004; Desneves et al., 2005; Fuchs & Kern, 1998; Hemilä & Louhiala, 2013; Huijskens et al., 2014; Taylor et al., 1974, p.)

What are the benefits?

Vitamin C contributes to the proper functioning of the immune system and participates in the body’s antioxidant defences. Vitamin C also has an action on the skin and is involved in the healing process. In addition, it facilitates the absorption of iron and calcium of vegetable origin.

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