Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid

Ascorbic acid is also known as vitamin C. Is not made by the body and must be obtained through the foods that we eat. Ascorbic acid is an essential water soluble vitamin that you can find in fruits and certain vegetables. This is an important antioxidant and helps maintain 300 metabolic functions in the body. […]

Ascorbyl palmitate

If you’ve looked at a list of ingredient for, say, orange juice or food coloring, you have probably come across the words ‘ascorbic acid’ or ‘ascorby palmitate’. These are highly technical words and they probably didn’t make sense to you, but they are merely referring to the different forms of a very common chemical. It […]

Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin which the body needs to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscle, and blood vessels. Vitamin C also aids with the oral absorption of iron, which the body needs to carry oxygen throughout our bodies. Most people have been advised by somebody to take vitamin […]