Sunday, August 26, 2007

Important Facts Of Vitamin C

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It is the mother of all vitamins. All other vitamins need vitamin C to work. However, it can work without the other vitamins.

It is necessary for about 300 metabolic functions in the body. Almost all animals and plants produce their own Vitamin C except humans and a few animal species.

It must be obtained through diet in the form of supplements because our bodies cannot manufacture it.

It is water-soluble antioxidant that is essential for life and for maintaining optimal health.

It is necessary for collagen formation that supports all the tissues in our body like skin, bones, teeth, etc.

It is a super-antioxidant that helps combat the harmful effects of free radicals that damage our cells.

It boosts our immune system, helping us resist allergic reactions and fight bacteria, virus and fight stress and fatigue.

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