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  • High Doses Of Vitamin C
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    Vitamin C is an essential in the body's defenses against infection. Susceptible children will not tolerate relatively unimportant infections and this can lead to prolonged illness and in the case of behaviorally disturbed children of symptoms previously well managed. Vitamin C is an extremely safe substance which is immensely beneficial to the brain and body in a multitude of ways. Its potential for preventing and treating autism has barely been touched. Vitamin C is heavily concentrated in the ...
  • Majority Of Research On Vitamin C
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    Over the past few years, vitamin c has been a topic of controversy. There have been studies stating that vitamin c can help prevent many various health problems including cancer and other life threatening diseases. The major researcher and name associated with this side of the research is Dr. Linus Pauling. However, there have recently been some studies that refute Pauling's findings. These studies state that vitamin c has now been thought to have a negative effect on the body. However, the majo...
  • Vitamin C Content Of The Fruit Juices
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    Introduction In this investigation, I will analyse by titration, the vitamin C (ascorbic acid) content of 7 different types of fruit juices purchased from a supermarket. I will test for the presence of vitamin C using an organic indicator solution called DCPIP (dichloro phenol indophenol), which will be reduced to a colourless form from dark blue, at the presence of vitamin C. Reduction is where a molecule losses an oxygen molecule, gains a hydrogen atom or gains electrons. Oxidation is the oppo...
  • Vitamin C
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    VITAMIN C Vitamin C plays a crucial role in our lives by building and maintaining our tissues and fortifying our immune systems. Vitamin C should be included in a daily diet because it is water soluble, which means it, is excreted from the body every day and can not be stored for later use. You should consume at least 500-1000 mg of Vitamin C per day to maintain a strong immune system which fights off diseases and illnesses from the human body. It is also used to keep teeth and gums healthy, hea...
  • Vitamin C Content In Fresh Fruits Dcpip Method
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    A Biological Assay To Determine The Vitamin C Content OF Fresh Fruit Juices Compared To Commercially Sold Juices using DCPIP (dichlorophenolindophenol) as an Indicator Sinead O'Keeffewords Table of Contents Page Introduction p. 1~3 Materials. 3 Procedures. 4 Chart Showing the Amount of Fruit Juice Needed in Millilitresp. 5~ 6 To Turn 2 ml's of DCPIP from Blue to Clear with explanation And analysis Chart Showing the Different Amount of Each Juice in Millilitresp. 7 Needed to Turn 2 ml's of DCPIP ...
  • Water Soluble Vitamins Including Vitamin C
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    VITAMINS Vitamins, a group of organic substances required in our diets in small amounts for growth and nutrition, are usually found in foodstuffs or taken as supplements. Yet vitamins probably present a wider gap between myth and reality in the layman's understanding than almost any other area of our diet. Surveys have found that while a majority of Americans do take vitamin supplements on a regular or occasional basis for reason of health concerns, there exists enormous confusion about the actu...
  • Breakdown Of Collagen And Vitamin C
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    Introduction Vitamin C is one of the most important vitamins. Without vitamin C, human life would not be on this planet today. It does many positive things in the human body. It increases recovery time from illnesses such as colds. It helps to prevent free radical damage and collagen, which cause the body to age much faster than it usually should. It also helps to prevent major diseases, like scurvy, which results from Vitamin C deficiency. Vitamin C is necessary for human life. Properties of Vi...
  • 577 Mg Of Vitamin Unknown 44 2
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    Vitamin C Content of Apple Juice Introduction Complete lack of ascorbic acid (a. k. a Vitamin C) in the diets of humans and other primates leads to a classic nutritional disease, scurvy. This disease was widespread in Europe during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, but it is rare today. Ascorbic acid is widely distributed in nature, but it occurs in extremely high concentrations in citrus and green plants such as green peppers and spinach. Ascorbic acid can be synthesized by all plants and ...
  • Diet High In Vitamin C
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    Strengths and Weaknesses My diet seems to be reasonably healthy when compared to the Recommended Nutrient Intakes. It does, however, contain deficiencies in some essential nutrients while an excess of several others. In observing my nutrient summary, I realize that my diet is considerably deficient in Vitamin E; I consume only 43% of the RNI. This is probably due to the lack of leafy green vegetables, which are rich in Vitamin E, in my diet. My lack of vegetable consumption is also evident in th...
  • 3 Experiments On Vitamin C And Colds
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    During class we have researched many different internet sites to help us come to the conclusion to whether vitamin C helps prevent and / or cure the common cold. Many of the site supported different answers, some saying yes, vitamin C does help cure and prevent common colds, others disagreeing, stating that no matter how hight the dosage of vitamin C you consume it will have no effect on curing or preventing the common cold. While we were researching, we also discovered overall that, vitamin C i...

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