Is Vitamin C Water Soluble?

Author: Staff Writer
Yes, vitamin C is water soluble.

Vitamin C is a water soluble substance that human bodies cannot create, however to maintain a healthy lifestyle, you need it every day. The recommended amount for an adult male to consume daily is 90 mg, and 75 mg for an adult female. Smokers and pregnant woman need about 35 mg more per day than that of the average adult. Vitamin C aids in the creation and repair of tissues, cartilage, bones, and teeth. Because of the vital part it plays in the body's immune system, it is great for curing the common cold, and healing open wounds. Additional sources of vitamin C are found in leafy green vegetables, such as broccoli, spinach, and cabbage, citrus fruits, and tomato juice.


Works Cited

Colorado State University Extension
Water-Soluble Vitamins
National Library of Medicine

Vitamin C: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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