Fruits and vegetables from our daily meals do not fulfil our body’s requirement for Vitamin C. Therefore we need to consume Vitamin C supplements.

Factors such as smoking, the consumption of alcohol, stress caused by work, traffic jams and sound pollution can all contribute to the rapid depletion of Vitamin C that is absorbed by our bodies.

Air and water pollution, being on medication over an extended period and the consumption of food containing additives can also have the same effect.

Vitamin C is a good antioxidant. As an important nutrient for our bodies, Vitamin C or ascorbic acid’s antioxidant properties help protect us from the harm of free radicals found in smoke and air pollution.

Vitamin C also helps to protect us from other infectious diseases, such as influenza and heart diseases, and helps manage and reduce the bad impact of stress.

Vitamin C is a good antioxidant. As an important nutrient for our bodies, Vitamin C or ascorbic acid’s antioxidant properties help protect us from the harm of free radicals found in smoke and air pollution.

Vitamin C also helps to protect us from other infectious diseases, such as influenza and heart diseases, and helps manage and reduce the bad impact of stress.

Every person’s needs are different. it depends on the external factors mentioned before. For example, smokers need more Vitamin C than non-smokers.

Vitamin C is water soluble and therefore any excess is passed out as oxalic acid in your urine and is absolutely safe to consume. For those with too much gastric acid it would be advisable to consume Vitamin C after meals.