Vitamin C

Vitamin C plays an essential role in fighting infections. It works to protect our bodies from damage. It also helps in the healthy growth of bones, tendons, ligaments and skin. It is even important in increasing the absorption of iron from the food we eat.

How much Vitamin C do we need?
| Who needs Vitamin C? | What is Vitamin C deficiency?
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How much Vitamin C do we need?     

Infant and toddlers: 35 mg/day
Children and adolescents: 35mg/day
Adults: 45 mg/day
Pregnant women: 55 - 60 mg/day
Breastfeeding women: 85 mg/day

Who needs Vitamin C?

Smokers need more Vitamin C intake because smoking causes quick Vitamin C loss. The toxic byproduct of smoking causes stress on the lungs and causes oxidative damage.

What is Vitamin C deficiency?

Severe lack of Vitamin C can cause medical conditions such as bleeding gums, poor healing of wounds and even damage to bones.
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