Vitamin C is an essential water soluble vitamin our body cannot produce. It is a potent antioxidant and has many roles in the proper function of the human organism and it is linked with many health benefits. Some are: supports the immune system, helps in high blood pressure and lowers the risk of heart disease, reduces blood uric acid levels and help prevent gout attacks, prevents iron deficiency, protects our memory and thinking as we age, reduces cancer risk, prevents common cold, protect against eye disease and help in lead toxicity.

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