... Introduction Vitamin c, chemically is Ascorbic acid, It naturally occurs in fruits and vegetables, it is a vital substance ,and is water salable, Human body can not synthesize
Vitamin c, nor can it store it , therefore the body requirements needs to be full filled
from diet, through absorption from the gut.
Historically, the deficiency of dietary in take can lead to a disease called Scurvy..
In 1 8th century the sailors and solders who used to be ,on ship for long time and there
food was deficient in fruits and vegetables would develop scurvy, main symptoms of
scurvy are , bleeding gums, bone and Joint pain nerve disorders and death.. , East
India company appointed surgeon general MR Jho...