Water Soluble Vitamin
by: Trishamae Garcia
Water Soluble Vitamins
A vitamin that dissolves in water and is digested easily through the body.
Our body carries water soluble vitamins through the body's tissue, but is unable to store water soluble vitamins, meaning it is important to take in an adequate amount daily. Extra amounts of water soluble vitamins in our body is removed by our kidney's
Vitamin C is the most plentiful protein in our body, that is needed to make collagen. Collagen is a substance that holds the body together and provides strength to our bones, teeth, skin and blood vessels.
-Heals wounds and form scar tissue
-Repair and balance cartilage
-Aid in the absorption of iorn
Lack of Vitamin C can lead to
Does Vitamin C help cure the common cold?
The intake of Vitamin C does not reduce the risk of getting the common cold, but keeps the body's immune system healthy.
- Citrus(orange, grapefruit, etc.)
- Winter Squash
- Sweet potatoes
I-interacts with iron
T-take adequate amounts
I-Immune system healthy
N-needed to prevent scurvy