Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, has many properties, but especially is notable for its remarkable antioxidant effects that strengthen the immune system, besides helps regenerate skin cells. Do you want to know everything this powerful vitamin can do?
In the body of human, it is concentrated mainly in the adrenal glands, in some parts of the eye and muscles and body fat. This vitamin is water soluble, so the body eliminates excess through urine.
Vitamin C is very vulnerable to the environment, oxidizes (destroys) easily with contact with air (oxygen) in water with chlorine, with the light, copper pipes, snuff smoke and heat (cooking destroys 40%) also destroyed in long storage, or if you leave the plants or fruits to soak. So if you want to take advantage of all the benefits of this vitamin, it is important that, for example, you try drinking freshly squeezed orange or lemon juice and avoid excessive consumption of cooked vegetables.
Symptoms of the body warning that we need to ingest more vitamin C are:
When to consume higher doses of vitamin C:
Foods that contain it:
It is recommended to consume fresh juices from fruits and vegetables at least 3 glasses a day if you do this, try it in the morning (if they are citrus) and fasting, to enhance the effects of the vitamin.
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