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Vitamin C is a nutrient that the body needs in small amounts to function and stay healthy. Vitamin C helps fight infections, heal wounds, and keep tissues healthy. It is an antioxidant that helps prevent cell damage caused by free radicals (highly reactive chemicals). Vitamin C is found in all fruits and vegetables, especially citrus fruits, strawberries, cantaloupe, green peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, leafy greens, and potatoes. It is water-soluble (can dissolve in water) and must be taken in every day. Vitamin C is being studied in the prevention and treatment of some types of cancer. Also called ascorbic acid.
Fruit fly model for studying diseases like gout, kidney stones reveals new drug targets

Fruit fly model for studying diseases like gout, kidney stones reveals new drug targets

Check with your doctor before putting your child on a vegan diet, say experts

Check with your doctor before putting your child on a vegan diet, say experts

Why cilantro (coriander) is good for your health

Why cilantro (coriander) is good for your health

Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

Nutritional supplements offer no protection against cardiovascular diseases, say researchers

Nutritional supplements offer no protection against cardiovascular diseases, say researchers

Researchers set out to define recommended ‘dosage’ of work for optimal wellbeing

Researchers set out to define recommended ‘dosage’ of work for optimal wellbeing

Scientists decipher transcriptome of drumstick tree by RNA sequencing

Scientists decipher transcriptome of drumstick tree by RNA sequencing

Combination of antibiotics prevents cancer cells from motoring

Combination of antibiotics prevents cancer cells from motoring

Vegans are often deficient in these four nutrients

Vegans are often deficient in these four nutrients

TET proteins help regulate gene activity vital for normal antibody production

TET proteins help regulate gene activity vital for normal antibody production

Research identifies first case of a person without vitamin D binding protein

Research identifies first case of a person without vitamin D binding protein

Plant-based whole food diet can reduce gingivitis, shows study

Plant-based whole food diet can reduce gingivitis, shows study

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Study reveals vitamin B12 as inhibitor of key enzyme in hereditary Parkinson's disease

Study reveals vitamin B12 as inhibitor of key enzyme in hereditary Parkinson's disease

Gut microbiota can help predict occurrence of colorectal cancer

Gut microbiota can help predict occurrence of colorectal cancer

Marijuana use during pregnancy may increase psychosis risk in offspring

Marijuana use during pregnancy may increase psychosis risk in offspring

Vitamin C can reduce the length of ICU stay

Vitamin C can reduce the length of ICU stay

Inherited form of rickets improves more with new injectable medicine than conventional therapy

Inherited form of rickets improves more with new injectable medicine than conventional therapy

City of Hope exhibits current studies and data on cancer therapies at AACR

City of Hope exhibits current studies and data on cancer therapies at AACR

Combination of two topical creams can prevent cancer

Combination of two topical creams can prevent cancer