Tuesday, December 12

Benefits of Taking Vitamin C

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Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid, is essential nutrients of our body. Intake of Vitamin C from foods or daily supplements is necessary. Because it has many important physiological functions in the body.  It Helps in regulating hormone levels, like Serotonin that affects mental and emotional well-being. also, helps in the synthesis of collagen, which is necessary for healthy-looking skin, strengthens blood vessels, as well as bones and tendons.

Vitamin C is important in wound-healing and in preventing bleeding from capillaries. Helps in maintaining  healthy teeth AND gums and is also used to forestall the clots of dangerous blood. Scientific studies through the years that
Vitamin C strengthen the immune system of the body, help fight against infection,
reducing cholesterol and hypertension. Furthermore it is necessary to nourish the cardiovascular system. Prevents heart attacks and assist damage arteries.

Vitamin C is also a very powerful antioxidant working to protect molecules in the body. Vitamin C is needed to prevent scurvy, a disease that leads to bleeding of gums, skin problems, easy bruising,  loose and decaying of teeth.

Dr Linus Pauling, often called him the “Father of Vitamin C” and was awarded the Nobel Prize two times, declared that large intakes of up to 10 grams of vitamin C each day aids anti-cancer activity within the body.

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin dissolves in water and doesn’t store in the body which means a daily supplement of Vitamin C is needed. Good source of vitamin C are green peppers, citrus fruits, cherries, tomatoes, sprouts and leafy greens and many other fruits and vegetables.


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