Why do you need Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is water-soluble that is also known as Ascorbic Acid. It is required for the growth and repair of tissues in the body. Hidoc recommends this Vitamin because it assists in reducing the risk of Diabetes, lowering the risk of Heart Disease, Healing Wounds, treating the common cold and maintaining healthy hair and skin.

Sources

Fruits and Vegetables are the best sources of Vitamin C. Fruits such as oranges, grapefruit, red and green pepper, and kiwi are rich in this Vitamin. Baked potatoes, cauliflower and tomatoes contain Vitamin C. It is recommended to consume 75 milligrams (2 Oranges or 1 Kiwi) of Vitamin C per day.

There are numerous health benefits of Vitamin C.

Reduces Risk of Diabetes

It reduces the risk of Diabetes, and it controls blood sugar levels assisting to protect from complications resulting due to Diabetes.

Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

This vitamin has good antioxidant properties such as it prevents free radicals from damaging the artery walls. It resolves the problem of high blood pressure, assists in lowering cholesterol levels and improves blood flow.

Helps Heal Wounds

It is important to produce collagen, a protein present in connective tissues of the body. The body requires this vitamin to replace the damaged tissue and helps heal wounds to recover faster.

Treats Common Cold

This Vitamin helps to reduce the severity of cold symptoms. It acts as an antihistamine that helps in controlling allergies and reduces the histamine level. Additionally, this vitamin shortens the duration of the cold.

Healthy Skin and Hair

Collagens in Vitamin C gives structure to the blood vessels under the skin that carry oxygen and nutrients that keep the skin healthy. Additionally, the antioxidant property of this vitamin reduces the formation of free radicals that damage hair by making it weak and thin.

Vitamin C is a key ingredient to Good Health!

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