Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is a water-soluble vitamin that cannot be stored. Vitamin C must be obtained from vegetables and fruits, e.g. broccoli, tomatoes and citrus. Human body must have enough of Vitamin C. It plays a major role in the tissue recovery. It also helps with production of collagen for recovering and generating of blood vessels and new skin.
Vitamin C Benefits
Antioxidant helps to fight free radicals - Free radicals are an unstable chemical species with an unpaired electron in its outer orbital. When generated by the body, due to physiological or pathological states or due to physiochemical stress, free radical oxygen species can attack nucleic acids (DNA), proteins, and lipids. Vitamin C helps blocking free radicals from development.
Helps prevent diseases - Ascorbic acid may help to prevent conditions such as heart disease, hypertension, common cold and many types of cancer. Those who are suffering from age related conditions such as muscular degeneration can benefit from using this vitamin. This vitamin is also used to hel with asthma and other respiratory problems.
Immune system benefits - helps immune system fight bacterias
Healing wounds - Ascorbic acid helps to in healing wounds and burns.