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What is the molecular formula of ascorbic acid?

C6H8O6

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Chemical name of ascorbic acid

1,2-dihydroxyethyl-3,4-dihydroxyfuran-2

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Uses of ascorbic acid

1. Antioxidant
2. Essential in the formation of intercellular collagen
3. Essential for the healing of bone fractures
4. Effective reducing agent
5. It facilitates iron absorption
6. Treats and prevents scorbutus

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Top 10 vitamin C content

1. Peppers (Yellow bell pepper)
2. Guava
3. Dark green leafy vegetable
4. Kiwi
5. Broccoli
6. Berries
7. Citrus fruits
8. Tomatoes
9. Peas
10. Papaya

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Ascorbic acid RDA for adults

10-20 mg

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Ascorbic acid RDA for lactating and pregnant women

60 mg

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Ascorbic acid RDA for children

35 mg

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Color of ascorbic acid

White, crystalline compound

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Taste of ascorbic acid

Sour

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Melting point of ascorbic acid

192*C

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Boiling point of ascorbic acid

553*C

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Density of ascorbic acid

1.65 g/cm3

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Solubility of ascorbic acid in water

Soluble

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Ascorbic acid is readily lost during cooking.

True

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Dietary ascorbic acid is readily absorbed as:

1. Ascorbate
2. Dehydroascorbate