Benefits of Vitamin C for the body

Health | June 19, 2017, 6:37 a.m.

The health benefits of Vitamin C, also called Ascorbic Acid include the prevention and treatment of scurvy, treatment of the common cold. Vitamin C, or Ascorbic acid, is one of the most effective and safest nutrients. It is a water soluble vitamin. It is a powerful antioxidant for the synthesis of collagen, which helps to make blood vessels and body muscles strong. Here are some health benefits of Vitamin C: 


1. Prevention of Scurvy: The symptoms of scurvy appear due to the weakening of connective tissues, bones, and blood vessels that include collagen. Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant, is required for the production of collagen.


2. Treatment of the Common Cold: Vitamin C enhances the immune system of our body, which protects us from colds and coughs. It facilitates the absorption of iron  and therefore strengthens the body’s resistance to infection. It also fights against viruses.


3. Immunity: Immunity is another important benefit of this vitamin. Vitamin C is famous for its contribution to the immune system of the body and its stimulation of blood vessels.

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