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Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)


Taste Profile

It has a slight acidic taste.

Common names and forms

  1. Anti-Oxidizing Agent (Ascorbic Acid)
  2. Ascorbic Acid
  3. L-Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
  4. Vitamin C
  5. Vitamin C (E300)
  6. Vitamin C (INS 300)
  7. Vitamin C Powder


Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin. It occurs as a white or little bit yellow crystal or powder. It is present in many fruits and vegetables, including oranges, strawberries, kiwi fruit, bell peppers, broccoli, kale and spinach.

Health benefits

  • Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant which can boost the blood antioxidant levels.(1)
  • It also help to reduce the risk of chronic diseases like heart disease.(1)
  • It also helps to reduce the risk of blood uric acid levels and lowers the risk of gout.(1)
  • It also reduces the risk of iron deficiency.(1)
  • It boosts immunity by helping white blood cells to function more effectively, they strengthen the skin’s defense system and helping wounds heal faster.(1)

Selection Guide

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


Excess of Vitamin C can cause diarrhea and gastrointestinal discomfort.(2)  High dose of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) in pregnancy can cause birth defects. (3)

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