Most versatile vitamin-used for colds, allergies, blood clots, preventing infections, arthritis, hayfever, cholesterol, healing wounds, burns, stress and bruising.
? Ascorbic acid
? Protective antioxidant ,boosts the immune system
? May reduce the duration of colds
? Maintains healthy gums, teeth and skin
? Helps with wound healing
? Helps with iron uptake
? RDA 60mg ( more needed for smokers)
? Food sources ? citrus fruits, green veg, potatoes, tomatoes and peppers
? Bioflavoniods occur naturally in fruit and veg they are essential for the correct absorption and utilisation of vitamin C in the body.