Vitamin C

A poster about a very important nutrient.

Vitamin C's Functions

Vitamin C plays a huge role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and preventing disease. Vitamin C functions in the cardiovascular system, the immune system, it affects in collagen synthesis, and antioxidantactivity.

Good Sources of Vitamin C

Good foods that have Vitamin C are oranges, guavas, kiwis, grapefruits, bell peppers, strawberries, brussels sprouts, and cantaloupe.

Vitamin C deficiency disease

This is also known as scurvy and the symptoms are fatigue, mood changes, weight loss, joint and muscle aches, bruising, dental conditions, dry hair and skin, and infections.

Is Vitamin C a fat or water-soluble vitamin?

Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin.

What is Collagen?

The fibrous protein constituent of bone, cartilage, tendon, and other connective tissue. It is converted into gelatin by boiling.

Sources

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"Top 10 Sources of Vitamin C (Including 3 Foods With More than Oranges)." The Daily Green. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Mar. 2013.

"Vitamin C's Function." Vitamin C's Function. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Mar. 2013.

"8 Symptoms of Vitamin C Deficiency." / Nutrition / Vitamins and Minerals. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Mar. 2013.