Vitamin C

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) can not synthesized by humans and a daily supply of vitamin C is therefore of particular importance. It is an important water-soluble antioxidant that is found in all cells, blood and other body fluids.

This food contain lots of vitamin C:
Acerola cherry, rose hip, papaya, sea buckthorn, broccoli, brussels sprouts, kiwi, orange, tangerine, strawberry, green pepper, parsley and grapefruit.

The recommended daily intake of vitamin C is 100 mg / day for men and women according to DACH. There is no upper limit.

Vitamin C
  • contributes to a normal function of the immune system during and after intense physical activity
  • contributes to a normal collagen formation for a normal function at blood vessels
  • contributes to a normal collagen formation for normal function of bone
  • contributes to a normal collagen formation for normal cartilage function
  • contributes to a normal collagen formation for normal function of the gums
  • contributes to a normal collagen formation for a normal function of the skin
  • contributes to a normal collagen formation for a normal function of teeth
  • contributes to a normal energy metabolism
  • contributes to a normal function of the nervous system
  • contributes to the normal mental function
  • contributes to a normal function of the immune system
  • contributes to reduce fatigue and to protect cells from oxidative stress
  • contributes to the regeneration of the reduced form of vitamin E
  • increases iron absorption
  • contributes to a normal recording/utilization of calcium and phosphorus
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