VITAMIN C (ASCORBIC ACID)
Molecular Formula: C6H8O6 or HC6H7O6
Helps make collagen, a connective tissue that binds together wounds and supports blood vessel walls.
Strengthens bone, tendons, blood vessels, skin, teeth.
Aids in making serotonin and norepinephrine, neurotransmitters that are responsible for regulating mood and stress.
Acts as an antioxidant, neutralizing free radicles that can damage cells.
Supports and strengthens the immune system.
Foods rich in vitamin C can reduce the risk of some cancers and vision problems like cataracts.
Vitamin C prevents oxidation in the body of useful fats.
Stimulates the activity of the endocrine glands.
Improves the health of the liver, reduces the production of cholesterol.
Recommended daily amounts: 19+ year olds
Male: 90 mg
Or-ways products that contain Vitamin C
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Burdock (Available soon)
Yellow dock (available soon)
Other good sources of Vitamin C
Kale, berries, black currant, wild rose, green peas, sea buckthorn berries, red peppers, brussels sprouts most leafy greens, mint leaves, nettles, currants, raspberries, dill, parsley, lettuce, strawberries, red cabbage, cantaloupe, citrus fruit juices, orange, grapefruit, kiwi fruit,
mango, papaya, pineapple, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, watermelon.