Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, also known as L-ascorbic acid. Its Molecular formula is C6H8O6, and its molecular weight is 176.12.

Vitamin C is usually in the form of flakes or powders, odorless, sour in taste, easily soluble in water, and has strong reducibility. Participating in complex metabolic processes in the body can promote growth and enhance resistance to diseases. It can be used as a nutritional supplement, antioxidant, or wheat flour improver. Vitamin C is used as an analytical reagent in the laboratory, such as a reducing agent, masking agent, etc.

Application field:

Food industry: fruit and vegetable preservation, anti browning, improving protein properties, inhibiting fat oxidation, reducing nitrite content, protecting the stability of tea polyphenols, and improving the quality of black tea.

Agriculture, forestry, and animal husbandry: Chicken breeding: Proper use of vitamin C can promote the survival of chicks, promote the growth of broiler chicks, increase the egg production rate of laying hens, improve the quality of egg shells, enhance the immune system of chickens, and enhance their ability to resist stress.

Aquaculture: Vitamin C mainly improves the taste and meat quality of aquatic animals by promoting the synthesis of collagen.

Medical use: to treat Scurvy.

Have you ever taken VC Effervescent tablet?

VC Effervescent tablet are mostly fruity and can make a glass of plain boiled water feel like a drink, which is the key reason for their popularity. The content of vitamin C in Effervescent tablet is relatively high, and the common adult models are 500 to 1000 mg/tablet, so be careful not to overdo them.

The following points should also be noted when taking effervescent tablets:

First of all, Effervescent tablet cannot be eaten dry. The correct way is to take Effervescent tablet with water, fully disintegrate the bubbles, and then shake them evenly.

Secondly, Effervescent tablet will damage teeth because they contain a large amount of citric acid. After taking the water made from Effervescent tablet, it is recommended to brush your teeth or rinse your mouth with water in time. Avoid taking it before bedtime and before brushing your teeth. People with sensitive teeth should pay more attention to it to avoid worsening the symptoms of soreness.

The important role of vitamin C in the human body?

Antioxidant effect: Vitamin C is an antioxidant substance that can capture free radicals and reduce their damage to cells.

Promote iron absorption: Vitamin C can assist the body in absorbing non hemoglobin iron, such as iron from plant-based foods.

Support the immune system: Vitamin C can stimulate the immune system, promote the production of white blood cells, and help the body fight against viruses and bacteria.

Collagen synthesis: Vitamin C is an important synthetic substance of collagen, which is an important component of tissues such as skin, bones, muscles, blood vessels, and is related to skin elasticity, bone growth, etc.

Alleviating Cold Symptoms: Although it may not cure a cold, vitamin C can alleviate cold symptoms and shorten the duration of the cold.

How to Safely Supplement Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is mainly present in fresh vegetables and fruits, which are naturally healthy and generally do not experience excessive intake of vitamin C. Generally, the content of leafy vegetables is higher than that of rhizomes, and sour fruits have a higher content than non sour fruits. Vegetables with high vitamin C content include chili peppers, tomatoes, rapeseed, cauliflower, mustard, etc; Fruits with high vitamin C content include fresh dates, citrus, guava, kiwifruit, strawberries, etc. Due to the high temperature damage of vitamin C, it is best to blanch and stir fry vegetables in water, as prolonged stewing and frying can lead to a significant loss of vitamin C.

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