Vitamin C

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Broccoli, currants and Brussels sprouts may not be tops on your list of favorite foods, but vitamin C, found in these foods, could top your list of favorite vitamins. Known as the king of vitamins, research on vitamin C indicates that it may be helpful to you in many ways including helping to shorten the duration of a cold, reducing muscle soreness from exercise, and further research is being conducted on its role in preventing chronic disease. This incredible antioxidant enhances iron absorption, and is necessary for the synthesis of collagen, a protein responsible for the formation of skin, ligaments and bones. A vitamin C supplement might be an easy way to help add to the vitamin C intake you would normally achieve from a healthy diet.

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