Posted on 05/06/2013

Vitamin C – What Is It?

Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid in its reduced form and dehydroascorbic acid in its oxidized form.  Since this vitamin receives and donates electrons, it can act as an antioxidant.  All plants and most animals make ascorbic acid.  Humans cannot make vitamin C, so we must obtain it from our diet. Vitamin C … Continue reading