Ascorbic Acid

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Vitamin C is an antioxidant that is used throughout the body. Vitamin C can reduce excess oxidation directly.

Summary

Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) is a general antioxidant but also reduces the toxicity of iron ions by facilitating uptake in the cell. Ascorbic acid supplementation can counteract some of the digestive erosion that occurs with alcohol. [zotpressInText item=”{CTZQS6W3},{QB9842RT},{M7ZIQHER}” etal=”yes”]

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