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Vitamin C – a vital nutrient for immunity and at times of stress

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Our vitamin C requirements are higher than for any other water soluble vitamin. Ideally we would take a vitamin C supplement often and in smaller amounts throughout the day, as it is rapidly used up by the body. It is not possible for the body to store reserves of vitamin C. If we drink caffeine […]

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Health benefits of watercress

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Watercress contains more vitamin C than oranges! Also contains 15 essential vitamins and minerals and more calcium than milk. It provides more iron than spinach too, a great tasting option to provide all of these essential nutrients. More information and a delicious recipe for spinach, watercress and pear salad at: http://foodfacts.mercola.com/watercress.html

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Vitamin C

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Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is an essential nutrient for health. It can only be obtained from our diet and is found in fruit and vegetables. The best sources are from uncooked, fresh foods. Cooking destroys or reduces the Vitamin C content of foods. Ascorbic acid was first isolated from lemons in 1932. Vitamin C deficiency’s […]

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