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Monday, December 27, 2010

Vitamin- The Beauty Connection (Vitamin C)

Vitamin C also called L-Ascorbic Acid, is a water soluble nutrient.
Vitamin C-
* Prevents Acne
* Helps in curing hair problems such as Baldness
* Reduces Halitosis
* Helps to reduce Weight
* Encourages healthy Bones, Teeth and Gums
* Is body's natural protection against cold and other infections
* Keeps body tissues in good condition

Dietary Sources of Vitamin C
Vegetables:- Tomato, Potato, Carrot, Turnip, Capsicum, Cabbage, Cucumber, Raw Green Vegetables
Fruits:- Lemon, Orange, Grapefruit, Apple, Banana, Pineapple, Coconut Milk, Mango, Peaches, Currants, Strawberry

Deficiency of Vitamin C:- Causes Anemia, Fatigue

Absence of Vitamin C:- Causes Scurvy

6 comments:

anamika said...

vitamin c is good for skin also and i do end up buying products which have vitamin C in it:)

beautydiva said...

@ Anamika- Yes it lightens skintone also.

bhumika said...

lime juice being best..

beautydiva said...

yes Bhumika.. lime juice as well as orange juice also does wonders on the skin.

ginseng supplements said...

Vitamin C is vital for our health. Without it, we'll be prone to sickness.

beautydiva said...

@Ginseng Supplement- thanks for stopping by. Yes I wanted to create a little awareness by posting about vitamins in my own way :)

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