Also Known as: Ascorbic Acid
Vitamin C, also known as Ascorbic Acid, a water soluble vitamin, is one of the more powerful and potent antioxidant and studies suggest that this nutrient may prevent premature death from heart disease and cancer.
Vitamin C, besides its antioxidant benefits, plays a primary role in maintaining healthy collagen formation, repairing damaged tissue, promoting healthy teeth and bones, gums and blood vessels.
Vitamin C is not produced internally and therefore, vitamin C supplementation is an essential part of maintaining a healthy body.
Vitamin C is known as the antioxidant’s antioxidant, because it protects both Beta-Carotene and Vitamin E from oxidation.