Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) - Sources and Functions
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Function and food sources of vitamin C (Ascorbic acid)

Vitamin C function:

• Vitamin C is an antioxidant vitamin needed for the formation of collagen to hold the cells together and for healthy teeth, gums and blood vessels; improves iron absorption and resistance to infection.

Vitamin C sources:

• Vitamin C is found in many fresh vegetables and fruits, such as broccoli, green and red peppers, collard greens, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lemon, cabbage, pineapples, strawberries, citrus fruits.

List All Nutrient Information

Calories Potassium Folate (Folic Acid)
Total Fat Vitamin A Vitamin B12
Saturated Fat Vitamin D Calcium
Polyunsaturated Fat Vitamin E Iron
Monounsaturated Fat Vitamin K Phosphorus
Cholesterol Vitamin C Magnesium
Carbohydrate Thiamin (B1) Zinc
Fiber Riboflavin (B2) Pantothenic Acid
Protein Niacin Copper
Sodium Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) Manganese

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