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Vitamin C

Vitamin C

Find out why it is important to get enough vitamin C and how it helps us to stay healthy.

Review Date: January 30, 2013

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Vitamin C: Ascorbic Acid

Does Vitamin C help to prevent the common cold, asthma, arthritis, Alzheimer's Disease, and other common health conditions? Read this article to find the answers.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

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Vitamin C: Quick Facts

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble nutrient found in citrus fruits, and in many other fruits and vegetables. Vitamin C also improves the absorption of iron from plant-based foods and helps the immune system work properly to protect the body from disease.

Review Date: January 30, 2013

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements - ODS