As we all know Vitamin C is great for the immune system and fighting infections. As we get older we may be more interested to know that Vitamin C makes Collagen, great for our skin, bones and joints.
Vitamin C is also a really good antioxidant, which detoxifies pollutants, protects against heart disease and cancer.
Vitamin C also helps make anti-stress hormones.
Deficiency signs of Vitamin C are colds, infections and lack of energy. Sore gums, bruising, nosebleeds and wounds that heal very slowly are also signs that you may be deficient in Vitamin C.
You can find Vitamin C in the following foods:
Supplements, for Vitamin C look for Calcium Ascorbate or Magnesium Ascorbate.
Vitamin C supplements work well with Vitamin E as an antioxidant and B Vitamins for energy.