Vitamin C

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VITAMIN C is a water soluble micronutrient that plays a key role in immune health and the formation chemical messengers (hormones) in the body.

🤺Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, protecting cells from damage.

💪It also contributes to collagen synthesis, an important process that is integral to maintaining our 🦴bone, skin, muscle and ligament structure.

Recommended daily intake of Vitamin C is 75-90 milligrams for adults, and 85mg and 120 mg for pregnant and lactating women, respectively.

While those who consume more FOODS containing Vitamin C have been shown to have a reduced risk of disease, those who supplement Vitamin C instead, have not experienced the same benefits. However, if you are not eating enough natural sources of this micronutrient, supplementation can still be beneficial.

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Food Sources of Vitamin C include:

  • Citrus Fruits

  • Citrus Juices

  • Red and Green Peppers

  • Kiwi

  • Strawberries

  • 🥦Cruciferous Vegetables

The statements in these articles are based on research and personal knowledge, but in NO WAY constitute medical advice. Please consult with a physician to discuss how any supplements will interact with any prescribed mediation.