Plays an important role in the resistance and recovery of the body, in curing a cold or the flu, in the maintenance of all body tissues and the regulation of cholesterol levels, and in the production of anti-stress hormones. Vitamin C is an important anti-oxidant, and it improves the absorption of iron.
RDA (= recommended daily allowence)
Possible causes of shortage
Unbalanced nutrition, excessive use of aspirin, smoking, certain medication, stress or infection diseases.
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