Vitamin C

What is Vitamin C?

Vitamin C also known as Ascorbic Acid and several other names, is an essential nutrient for higher primates, and a small number of other species.

Why do we need vitamin C?

Vitamin C is a water-soluble, antioxidant vitamin. It is important in forming collagen, a protein that gives structure to bones, cartilage, muscle, and blood vessels. Vitamin C also aids in the absorption of iron, and helps maintain capillaries, bones, and teeth.