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About Vitamin C
» Why Vitamin C?
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is probably the most famous vitamin and its celebrity status is well deserved as it contributes to many important biological processes.
However, unlike some vitamins, Vitamin C is not manufactured or stored within our bodies making it vital that we include it in our diet, eating the right foods such as fruits and vegetables.
Vitamin C contributes to:
- The normal functioning of the immune system
- Energy yielding metabolism
- The function of the nervous system
- Physiological Function
- The protection of cells from oxidative stress
- The reduction of tiredness of fatigue
- Increased iron absorption
Vitamin C also contributes to collagen formation for the normal function of:
- Blood Vessels
The RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance) of Vitamin C is 45mg.