Vitamin C

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Vitamin C

or ascorbic acid performs many important functions in the human body. Vitamin C significantly increases iron uptake and enhances the action of other antioxidants such as the well-known vitamins A and E. Without vitamin C the body is not capable of synthesizeing collagen which is a basic protein in the construction of the connective tissue. Taking the necessary doses of vitamin C helps to quickly heal skin wounds and to maintain elasticity and good condition.