Properties of Vitamin C
Let’s talk about vitamin C benefits, uses and properties.
Our body is a perfect and wonderful vehicle with all its parts geared with the highest precision, easy to understand, and which it responds perfectly to the necessary care. To achieve this we need knowledge and responsibility towards him.
No more no less.
Today, a good friend told me that one of his father’s most precious possessions in his car. He takes care of it, pampers it, changes the filters, cleans it … Let’s act in the same way with our bodies. Your care will depend greatly on our quality of life.
Luckily we find on the way a precious amount of nutraceuticals and supplements that help us on this road, one of them is Vitamin C.
It is a water-soluble vitamin essential for development and growth. It also helps repair tissue in any part of the body by forming collagen and has the ability to regenerate vitamin E.
Water-soluble vitamins dissolve in water, so the excess amount leaves the body through urine, since they do not accumulate, they must be taken regularly to avoid deficiency in the body.
Vitamin C Benefits and Functions
Vitamin C is necessary for the growth and repair of all parts of the body.
These are a few functions of vitamin c:
- Form protein that will later be used to produce skin, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels.
- Help the absorption of iron.
- Accelerate healing.
- Formation and maintenance of cartilage, bones, and teeth.
It is a Great Antioxidant.
Remember that antioxidants are nutrients that block the damage caused by free radicals that occur when the body breaks down food, or when we are exposed to radiation, they are responsible for cell aging and play a very important role in cancer, diseases coronary and inflammatory processes.
Studies show that people taking vitamin C supplements do not reduce the risk of catching colds, but their symptoms are much shorter and milder.
Regarding hypertension, which is a very important risk factor for cardiovascular conditions, studies indicate an inverse relationship between the concentration of vitamin C in the blood and high blood pressure.
Cataracts: The lens of the eye focuses light, producing a clear image on the retina. Age-related changes in the lens, such as greasing, loss of flexibility, and oxidative damage, contribute to the formation of cataracts.
The concentration of vitamin C is approximately 15 to 20 times higher in the aqueous humor (fluid inside the eyes) than in the blood, which suggests that vitamin C may be playing an important role in the eye. For this reason, cataracts are associated with low levels of vitamin C.
Interesting Facts about the Functions of Vitamin C.
In studies conducted in the 1970s and 1980s by Linus Pauling, Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1954, and Nobel Peace Prize in 1962, he advocated the use of large doses of Vitamin C to cure colds and flu. He recommended taking large amounts to prevent viral infections and even cancer.
Septicemia or sepsis is the widespread infection of the organism and is responsible for one in five deaths worldwide and one of the main deaths due to influenza or coronavirus.
A protocol developed by doctors from Wuhan and the United States has proven that mortality from sepsis can be reduced from 40% to 85%. Being effective in both children and the elderly and it is worth noting the absence of side effects, economy, availability, and easy administration.
You will agree with me that there is nothing more beautiful than preparing our body to the maximum for this trip, we must take care of ourselves and pamper ourselves. At the mental, body, and spiritual level. This is my little decalogue, my most intimate and personal commandments to achieve it and I share them with you in case they ever help you or your idea or start for yours.
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- Marik et al. Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C, and Thiamine for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Retrospective Before-After Study
- National Institutes of Health. Office of Dietary Supplements.
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