VITAMIN - C [ Ascorbic Acid ]
         VITAMIN A - VITAMIN C - VITAMIN D - VITAMIN E - VITAMIN K
    VITAMIN - B1 - VITAMIN - B2 -VITAMIN - B3- VITAMIN - B5
     VITAMIN - B6-VITAMIN - B12
 
VITAMIN C
 
  Vitamin C is essential for:
In the synthesis of collagen in connective tissue.
Healing of wounds & fractures
Facilitates absorption of iron.
Helps in haemoglobin formation.
Formation of steroid hormones
Reduces the chances of infections
prevents from scurvy
Antioxidant
For healthy gums
FOOD SOURCES
 
  All citrus fruits such as orange, lemon, guava , strawberries, Pineapple,grape fruit, tomato, cabbage, cauliflower 
 
DEFICIENCY


 

Decrease in body resistance to infection
Bleeding of teeth.
Scurry
Anaemia
poor wound healing
painful joints

 
DAILY DOSE
 
  60 mg per day
 
OVERDOSE
 
  Diarrhea
Painful urination
Flatulence
Skin rash
 
REMEMBER
 
  heavy dosages of vitamin C leads to stone formation.
Vitamin C is easily destroyed by heat, washing of vegetable and improper cooking in Iron & copper utensils.
   
   
   
 
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