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Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid)

Also Known As : Vitamin C


Usage Tips

  1. Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid) can be used as an antioxidant food additive to prevent spoilage and preserve freshness.
  2. It can be used in products like cured meats, breads, jams and jellies.


Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid) is a water soluble vitamin which is naturally obtained from some foods and is available as a dietary supplement. It is a important antioxidant which regenerate other antioxidants in the body.

Health benefits

  • Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid) acts as an antioxidant which reduces the risk of chronic diseases such heart diseases.(1)
  • It also helps in lowering blood pressure levels.(1)
  • It can also helps to reduce blood uric acid levels and prevents gout attacks.(1)
  • Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid) helps to absorb iron and reduces the deficiency of iron.(1)
  • It boosts immune system, strengthens skin’s defense system and heals wound faster.(1)

Selection Guide

Check the expiry date when buying Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid) as a supplement.


High dosage of Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid) can increase the risk of kidney stones. Also, high dose of Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid) in pregnancy can cause birth defects. It can also cause headaches, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.(2)

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