Supplement Database: Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) Explained

What is Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)?

A naturally occurring compound found in meat and fish, often used as a supplement to enhance athletic performance.

Benefits of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Supports immune health and reduces the duration and severity of colds and infections; promotes skin health and collagen production.

Drawbacks of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)?

Excessive intake may cause gastrointestinal discomfort or diarrhea; long-term supplementation at high doses may interfere with copper metabolism.