oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Vitamin C : review
|Article Title||Vitamin C : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Publication Date||Winter 2008|
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble vitamin necessary for normal growth and development. Water-soluble vitamins are not stored by the body and a continuous supply is needed in the diet to avoid deficiency. On the other hand, excess intake is also not stored by the body and is simply excreted in the urine.
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