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1

Functions

General health

Healthy skin and gums

Helps body absorb iron

Helps to heal wounds

2

Sources

Fruit: Oranges. Kiwi. Cranberries. Black currants. Strawberries.

Vegetables: Potatoes. Peppers. Tomatoes. Broccoli.

3

Deficiency diseases

Scurvy

Slow healing of wounds

Increased risk of infection

4

What type of of vitamin is vitamin C

Water soluble vitamin