Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) Assessment

Vitamin C 

Effective For:

  • Strengthens immune system
  • Fights infections
  • Makes collagen-keeping bones, skin, and joints firm and strong.
  • Antioxidant-detoxifying pollutants
  • Protects against cancer
  • Protects against heart disease
  • Helps make anti-stress hormones
  • Turns food into energy

Top Foods Containing Vitamin C

Peppers Watercress Cabbage Broccoli Cauliflower
Strawberries Lemons Kiwi Peas Melons
Oranges Grapefruit Limes Tomatoes

Promoters:

  • Bioflavonoids in fruit and vegetables increase the effects of Vitamin C
  • Works with B Vitamins to produce energy
  • Works with Vitamin E as an antioxidant

                                     

 

Vitamin C Assessment

Score 1 point for each symptom that you experience on a REGULAR basis.  

_______   Frequent colds

_______   Lack of energy

_______   Frequent infections

_______   Bleeding or tender gums

_______   Easy bruising

_______   Nosebleeds

_______   Slow wound-healing

_______   Red pimples on skin

_______   Obesity

Total Vitamin C Score _______

If you scored 2 or more points you need Vitamin C.  Please look over the list of foods containing Vitamin C.  Over the next few weeks include foods from the list in your diet.

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