Top 10 Vitamin C Foods

Top 10 Vitamin C Foods

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that plays a role in maintaining the health of the body’s connective tissue as well as acting as an antioxidant.

A severe vitamin C deficiency will result in scurvy, a disease resulting from the breakdown of collagen.

Scurvy is rarely seen today, as only a very small amount of vitamin C is needed to prevent it.

But even mild vitamin C deficiency symptoms include: easy bruising, bleeding gums, slow wound healing, dry splitting hair, nosebleeds, and dry red spots on the skin, where blood has leaked out of the capillaries…Readmore

 

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