Vitamin C is very powerful antioxidant and is skin’s true friend. It possesses the ability to reduce the damage caused by free radicals, protects the skin from sun rays, stimulates the process of wound healing and improves tan.
Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid. It stimulates and contributes in the process of bone healing, reducing levels of bad cholesterol and normalizing blood pressure. This amazingly healthy compound acts as a preventive when it comes to protecting from cancer, heart diseases and heart related health conditions, sclerosis and arthritis. This vitamin is able to strengthen the entire immune system and makes the organism more resistant to viruses and colds.
How to recognize if you lack vitamin C?
Lack of vitamin C can be recognized if you have poor immunity, gum bleeding, then, pain in the legs, anemia, slow wound healing and slow bone healing as well as occurrence of blemishes on the skin etc.
How to improve the health condition from lack of this vitamin?
In order to compensate the lack of vitamin C, all you ought to do if follow the preparation for the recipe for the beverage, we are about to present, which is a great source of vitamin C.
- 2 oranges
- 1 mid-sized grapefruit
- 1 kiwi
- ¼ of a pepper
- One cup of kale
Method of preparation:
Peel the oranges and grapefruit, but make sure not to remove the entire white layer because it is a rich source of variety of nutrients. Then, put all of the abovementioned ingredients in a blender and if you want to you can add several ice cubes.