Hello dear readers.Today, I want to pay attention to vitamin C, let's see what his benefit and harm to our health.Also, we will investigate which foods contain vitamin C and some of its greatest amount.I usually try to eat organic foods containing vitamin C, sometimes bought vitamin C tablets at the pharmacy.

Often referred to as Vitamin C ascorbic acid.We all know to protect themselves in the flu season, colds and viral diseases by these diseases, as well as from beriberi need to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables which is composed of vitamin C. No wonder even after the code go to the hospital to visit the sick, carry him oranges.

Of course, we all try to eat plenty of summer berries and fruit, so to speak to be reserved for future use vitamin C, but it is not possible.Once one transmission looked, saying that vitamins can not be reserved.And the more vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin and excess excreted.It is necessary that every day, the body receives the vitamins and stock up for the futur

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general, as recommended by doctors, each vitamin must act separately, for example, ate carrot salad with oil, after a certain time, drink fresh orange juice and so on. D. Often, buying a set of all the vitamins and minerals in one tablet, we deceive ourselves, sohow our bodies digest only a small amount of vitamins from a pill.This, too, I learned in the course of a conversation with my girlfriend a nurse.

Benefits and harms of vitamin C.

Vitamin C, a water-soluble vitamin and it contains in products of plant origin, not animal.Ascorbic acid is not synthesized in the body, so we should come to the daily food.

The vitamin C is useful for your health?

  • Vitamin C is involved in hematopoiesis processes.Without vitamin C can not be normal assimilation of iron.Over more than you can increase the hemoglobin in the blood, see the article on the blog "How to increase hemoglobin", my experience in raising hemoglobin products and herbs.
  • Vitamin C is the strongest antioxidant that helps our immune system to deal with bacteria, viruses, infections.
  • Vitamin C is involved in metabolic processes occurring in our body.
  • Vitamin C helps produce collagen, improves elasticity of the skin cells.
  • this vitamin is useful for vessels as improves their elasticity, without this vitamin vessels become thin and brittle.
  • Vitamin C helps clears the body of free radicals.
  • Vitamin C affects positively on the nervous system.
  • Vitamin C enhances the protective functions of the body, which makes it indispensable in a cold and high temperature.
  • Vitamin C promotes the removal of cholesterol from the blood.
  • This vitamin helps to quickly drag wounds and lesions on the skin.
  • promotes the conclusion of our body of heavy metals such as copper, lead.

In general, all this makes the vitamin C, a vital vitamin and essential for our health, beauty skin, hair.Vitamin C prevents formation of wrinkles on the skin, as this vitamin is structurally protects the cell from damage and maintains the elasticity of tissue.

How does a lack of vitamin C in the body?

Signs of a lack of vitamin C in the body is reduced immunity, scurvy, bleeding gums, frequent viral and colds, fatigue, irritability, lethargy, fatigue, poor wound healing.Further worsening of the skin and hair.

With a shortage of vitamin C cartilage becomes less elastic, stiff joints, complicated by the movement of the joints.For skin vitamin C deficiency manifests its premature aging.That's why is so important for the skin vitamin C. Vitamin


What harm our body can cause vitamin C?Well, firstly, if you get it from foods, but we mostly get it from the sour fruit and berries, you should not drink on an empty stomach these fruits to the people who suffer from diseases of the stomach, as well as those with increased acidity.

Eating tablet vitamins can cause allergic reactions.But that rarely happens.

Vitamin C contributes to thickening of the blood, so it is worth less than the norm of vitamin C for people suffering from thrombophlebitis.

Since vitamin C and water-soluble vitamin is not accumulated in the body, it removes excess urine, the overdosing of vitamin C is not possible.

What daily rate of vitamin C?

doctors feared Previously prescribe vitamin C, so the adult daily requirement of vitamin C is equal to 70 to 100 mg, and for children - 45 mg.Currently, doctors prescribe for adults 500 mg.ascorbic acid, and for children - 100 mg.

But the daily rate may increase for colds in order to strengthen the immune system, which helps in the healing process.

Raise or lower the intake of vitamin C slowly, do not "shock" the body greater consumption of vitamin C and immediately

Vitamin C in food.

best sources With this fresh food.At the heart of all citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C. Not without reason in the cold is recommended to drink more tea with lemon, cranberry, black currant, cranberry.Recommend to drink the infusion of rose hips, as the hips are also a good source of vitamin C.

contains vitamin C in the berries of black currant, grapefruit, orange, lemon, gooseberry, parsley, bell peppers, cranberries, Kalina, tomatoes, bulb onions, cabbage, apple, strawberry, raspberry, wild rose.All fruits and vegetables are good, but they are not always suitable for people, for example, suffer from diabetes.Although my grandfather, though suffering from diabetes, ate every day for 1 orange.

is recommended per day to eat one orange, or grapefruit well.Thus you will increase the body's resistance to infections, improve blood circulation.My friend during viral colds and eats or a small onion or a clove of garlic, says it razvnoznachno antiviral tablet.

Kiwifruit contains a lot of vitamin C, a kiwi fruit a day will replenish the body daily requirement of vitamin C. But

, peeled and chopped vegetables or fruit should be eaten immediately, they should not be stored and left to air.

heat treatment, freezing products leads in part to the destruction of vitamin C in fruits and vegetables.