Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Vitamin C in Carrot Juice

Vitamin C in Carrot Juice
Carrot juice is the excellent source of vitamin C. With 8 ounces of carrot juice it can provide human body with 35% of daily vitamin requirement dosage of vitamin C. With carrot juice, it can easily provide human body with vitamin C needs, without taking synthetic vitamin C supplement.

What so special about vitamin C
Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is required for the formation of intercellular substances in the body, including dentine, cartilage and the protein network of bone. Hence, it is important in tooth formation, the healing of broken bones, and the healing of wounds. It may be important to oxidation –reduction reaction in the body and to the production of certain hormones. Deficiency of vitamin C causes scurvy and impaired healing of wounds.

Research of vitamin C
Researches still continue to study the benefits of vitamin C especially in relation to common cold, preventing and treating cancer. There also still a study of vitamin C and cold in children and pneumonia.
Vitamin C in Carrot Juice
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