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7 Incredible Facts About Vitamin C That Might Be Under Your Radar

We are assuming that since we find Vitamin C absolutely fascinating, you do too!  With that being said, we have collected some facts about vitamin C outside of its ability to bolster the immune system at large, lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol levels and reduce inflammation,  that might be of interest to you. Ready, we go...

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You & This Cute Little Guy Share The Same Trait That Can Negatively Impact Your Health

  You nor this guinea pig make vitamin C, but both YOU & HE need a sufficient amount, ALL DAY LONG to combat the daily immune assaults that lurk far and near! Are you ingesting ample vitamin C ALL DAY LONG the way Mother Nature intended? If your answer is "No" you are not alone, but surprisingly a diet soley rich in fruits and vegetables is not enough! It is even recommended to supplement a pet guinea pig's diet with vitamin C because with all the munching they do ALL DAY LONG, today's nutrient deficient soil does not yield vitamin and mineral crops that are rich enough!  Your need for vitamin C increases with stress too! Think about that the next time you have a...

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Lacking Sufficient Amounts of Vitamin C Is Serious Even If You Don't Have Scurvy

You don't have to have full blown Scurvy to be lacking ample vitamin C fortification.Vitamin C supports collagen production. Collagen literally holds you together! Really! Over time, a lack of vitamin C means that new collagen cannot be formed. This causes a break down in collagen dependent soft tissue. There will be issues with the quality of your skin, tendons, ligaments and muscles when vitamin C is lacking. This is certainly information that athletes, exercise enthusiasts and those that care about the appearance of their skin should take to heart among others...A diet rich in fruit and vegetables does not mean it is rich in enough vitamin C, nor is a diet low in vitamin C the only reason for a sub clinical deficiency....

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