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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.
B-group vitamins may be beneficial for people with first episode psychosis

B-group vitamins may be beneficial for people with first episode psychosis

Vitamin D supplements are of no gain to those over 70, study shows

Vitamin D supplements are of no gain to those over 70, study shows

Review: Plant-based athletes benefit from improvements in heart health, performance, and recovery

Review: Plant-based athletes benefit from improvements in heart health, performance, and recovery

Genetic variations may influence whether vitamin E decreases or increases cancer risk

Genetic variations may influence whether vitamin E decreases or increases cancer risk

Essential nutrient may hold promise in the war against Alzheimer's disease

Essential nutrient may hold promise in the war against Alzheimer's disease

Natural antioxidant in grain bran could help preserve food longer

Natural antioxidant in grain bran could help preserve food longer

Researchers shed new light on the body's largest cell receptor

Researchers shed new light on the body's largest cell receptor

Study follows children into adolescence to more accurately assess type 1 diabetes risk

Study follows children into adolescence to more accurately assess type 1 diabetes risk

Higher vitamin C intake crucial for metabolic syndrome patients to halt cycle of antioxidant disruption

Higher vitamin C intake crucial for metabolic syndrome patients to halt cycle of antioxidant disruption

Formula of 80 and precautions can help prevent heart attack during festive season

Formula of 80 and precautions can help prevent heart attack during festive season

Higher levels of key nutrients in the blood linked to efficient brain connectivity

Higher levels of key nutrients in the blood linked to efficient brain connectivity

Gut microbiome plays role in immune system regulation, study finds

Gut microbiome plays role in immune system regulation, study finds

Research focuses on optimization of solid lipid nanoparticle that encapsulates Vinorelbine bitartrate

Research focuses on optimization of solid lipid nanoparticle that encapsulates Vinorelbine bitartrate

Veganism linked to nutrient deficiencies and malnutrition if not planned correctly

Veganism linked to nutrient deficiencies and malnutrition if not planned correctly

Folate deficiency creates more damaging chromosomal abnormalities than previously known

Folate deficiency creates more damaging chromosomal abnormalities than previously known

Magnesium may play important role in optimizing vitamin D levels, study shows

Magnesium may play important role in optimizing vitamin D levels, study shows

Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smokers may reduce harm to infants’ lungs

Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smokers may reduce harm to infants’ lungs

Statins associated with low risk of side effects

Statins associated with low risk of side effects

Researchers confirm link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia

Researchers confirm link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia

Hazelnuts improve micronutrient levels in older adults

Hazelnuts improve micronutrient levels in older adults