What is Vitamin C Good For
What is Vitamin C good for? Well to know how amazing it is you have to know what it is. Vitamin C is a water-soluble nutrient that is also known as ascorbic acid from nutrition labels.
It is a critical vitamin that needs to be ingested regularly considering the fact that your body cannot make it and is unable to store it efficiently. Although it has been recently popularized for its immune system benefits, vitamin c actually serves many functions and benefits.
The functions and potential benefits has are vast. It is mostly used for the treatment of the common cold and flu and to boost general immune system function.
The reason behind this is due to the powerful antioxidant nature of it. It actually has the ability to improve blood antioxidant levels by up to 30%, proven by two separate studies (link).
These antioxidant properties can also help reduce inflammation and help protect the body from free radical damage. Along with its antioxidant benefits, it also helps produce collagen, metabolize protein, and can even help reduce bad cholesterol and blood pressure.
Vitamin C Deficiency and Dosage
Deficiency can be caused by many factors. The most common two are a consistently bad diet and poor lifestyle choices that include smoking and constant alcohol use.
Symptoms of deficiency are wide ranging and can include bleeding and inflamed gums, frequent sickness from weakened immunity, poor joint function, and slowly healing wounds.
Because this is a water soluble vitamin, it's extremely hard to take too much because your body will just excrete any excess out through your urine.
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Vitamin C is an essential water-soluble vitamin with many important functions in the body. It is an important cofactor for the production and stability of collagen.
The stability and strength of connective tissue, blood vessels, etc. depend upon this amazing vitamin. The body’s ability to manufacture neurotransmitters as well as L-carnitine (required for fat metabolism) depends upon optimal intake of vitamin C.
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Guide by WebMD
Detailed info and studies by NIH
studies on vitamin C