Vitamin C is better known as nutrients essential to boost immunity. In fact, this vitamin has many benefits that have not been revealed.
The following are the functions of vitamin C that are associated with a disruption in the body condition:
The meta-analysis showed vitamin C is beneficial for people whose immune systems are low due to stress.
"Vitamin C is a nutrient that is sensitive to stress and lower levels in alcoholics, smokers and obese people. Therefore, the adequacy of vitamin C in the body can be a marker of general health," said Mark Moyad, researchers from the University of Michigan.
When the flu season was arriving, vitamin C is not good medicine. However, some research suggests vitamin C helps to prevent complications from flu, such as pneumonia or lung infection.
While still kept under review, a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that the body has a high vitamin C levels 42 percent lower risk of having a stroke than those who are deficient in vitamin C.
- The beauty of the skin
Not without reason that these days more and more skin beauty products that use vitamin C as the main ingredients in its products. Vitamin C does not only affect the cells in the body, but also outside of the body.
The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition challenged the link between aging and vitamin C intake in 4,025 women aged 40-74 years. They found that women whose levels of high of vitamin C have rare skin wrinkles, chewy and moist.