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What Conditions Does Vitamin C help?

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2010 10:05 AM

Today, vitamin C is promoted as a panacea for anything from a common cold to cancer. Also called ascorbic acid, vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that is essential for the normal functioning of the body.

Unlike most mammals, human beings do not naturally produce vitamin C in their bodies. This is why we must obtain vitamin C through our diet. Ideally, one would get vitamin C from fresh vegetables and fruits including cauliflower, broccoli, spinach, fresh parsley, cilantro, bell peppers, and all varieties of berries. The FDA recommends 60 mgs of vitamin C per day.
 
The following are ways in which vitamin C benefits overall health:
 
· Vitamin C plays a significant role in collagen production and helps heal burns and wounds.

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Vitamin C is a natural antihistamine. A diet rich in vitamin C helps fight conditions like the common cold and seasonal allergies.

· Vitamin C
helps the body neutralize stress caused by physiological and psychological reasons.

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Vitamin C repairs collagen. Collagen is a tissue needed for healthy blood vessels, bones, teeth, and gums. It also protects the skin after exposure to (UV) rays.

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External application of vitamin C helps form new tissue, blood vessels, and cartilage.

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Vitamin C helps fight conditions like hypertension, cardiovascular disease, chronic inflammatory disease, cancer, and diabetes.

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Vitamin C can be used to regulate the blood sugar levels of diabetics.  This vitamin provides a protective mechanism against many diabetic complications like slow wound healing, capillary problems, and poor blood circulation.

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Vitamin C is beneficial for those with Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's, autoimmune disorders, preeclampsia in pregnant women, and gingivitis. Vitamin C also aids in proper nerve communication by synthesizing certain neurotransmitters.

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Another great property of vitamin C is that it helps the body absorb iron.

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