A review on Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid)
Vitamin C, also knowns as Ascorbic acid or Ascorbate is a multivitamin which is of essential need in the body, necessary for the build up of the body's immunity system. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient involved in the repair of tissue and the enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters. Vitamin C comes mainly in tablets and sometimes in capsules, it can be gotten from various pharmaceutical stores.
necessary for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues. It's involved in many body functions, including formation of collagen, absorption of iron, the immune system, wound healing, and the maintenance of cartilage, bones, and teeth.
Despite its potential health benefits, vitamin C has some disadvantages as well, such as the risk for developing side effects when ingesting large doses of the nutrient.
1. Gastrointestinal distress
2. Hemochromatosis: is a condition that involves excess iron in your body, which can have toxic effects.
3. Vitamin C supplementation can affect the production of certain sex hormones, such as progesterone