Find out the top ways to know you have low vitamin C and which foods are high in vitamin C.
0:00 Introduction: Vitamin C explained
3:15 Benefits of vitamin C
5:15 Top symptoms of low vitamin C
7:15 The best source of vitamin C
8:03 Learn more about vitamin C!
Let’s talk about the best indicators of a vitamin C deficiency.
It’s crucial to understand that synthetic vitamin C is very different from natural vitamin C. In nature, vitamins come as a complex. Ascorbic acid, which is synthetic vitamin C, is only one piece of the vitamin C complex.
The natural vitamin C complex includes:
• Ascorbic acid
• Vitamin P
• Vitamin K
• Vitamin J
Overall, vitamin C is essential to support your immune system, connective tissue, and capillaries. It’s also a very powerful antioxidant.
The top signs of low vitamin C:
1. Bleeding gums
2. Small red and purple dots on your skin
4. Dry, rough, or scaly skin
5. Chicken skin
6. Nose bleeds
7. Dry, splitting hair
The best sources of vitamin C are foods high in vitamin C or food concentrates.
Foods rich in vitamin C:
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