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    vitamin-c

    Vitamin C

    (as Calcium Ascorbates)


    Vitamin C, also called ascorbic acid is defined as; a water soluble, white crystalline vitamin found in citrus fruits, tomatoes, potatoes and leafy green vegetables. Used in the prevention and treatment of scurvy and is a natural antioxidant for foods.


    BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH VITAMIN C

    • The formation of strong collagen around the cell (the cell wall-what holds a cell together). This is important for resisting infections.
    • It protects the body from harmful toxic chemicals found in processed food and in the environment and tap water.
    • Promotes healing and health in the whole body and guards the body from the harmful effects of mental and physical stress by helping the adrenal and thyroid glands work properly.
    • Helps to keep the skin clear and provide a fresh complexion along with healthy gums and teeth.
    • Provides endurance, vitality, strength, and energy.

    DEFICIENCIES OF VITAMIN C MAY LEAD TO

    • Weak, bleeding gums and bad breath.
    • An overall weakening of cell structure in the body leaving it susceptible to infections and sickness, with prolonged recovery periods.
    • Capillary weakness resulting in weak skin and bleeding under the skin or the appearance of bruises from broken capillaries.
    • Early signs of aging and fatigue with muscular pains.Insufficient thyroid function, and anorexia.