All About Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Vitamin C Benefits:

Things To Know & Note

It is an:

Essential vitamin or mineral

Primary use:

General health

Also known as:

Ascorbic acid, vit C, citrus vitamin

Mostly used for:

Immunity support

Don't take with:

Oral contraceptives, chemotherapy, statins and niacin

Most common side effect:

Nausea, vomiting and stomach upset

Daily doses of vitamin C should not exceed 1,000mg (1g) to avoid potential side effects.

Some experts say that for optimal health, we need more vitamin C than we can get from food. They recommend supplements.

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