Vitamin C Injections – What is it? What are the benefits?
Vitamin C, which is also known as ascorbic acid has several important functions it carries out in the body. It can be found in a wide variety of foods; mainly citrus fruit such as oranges and in vegetables like broccoli, sprouts and potatoes.
According to the NHS “Adults aged 19 to 64 need 40mg of vitamin C a day” and in general you should be able to meet this amount with a balanced and rich diet. For some people this can be difficult to achieve. Therefore, vitamin C injections are available, you may feel a small scratch when having the injection but after that you are good to go. Having the optimal amount of Vitamin C comes with several health benefits.
5 Benefits of Vitamin C
1 Its an important factor to collagen production
2 Reduces the risk of getting cancer
3 Helps wounds heal faster
4 Helps fight viruses such as colds, flu, corona
5 Improves mood
Did you know the best sources of Vitamin C in fruit are-
1 Citrus fruits – Oranges, Lemons ect
Did you know the best sources of Vitamin C in Vegetables are-
1 Red Peppers
2 Leafy greens