The historical and current meaning of Vitamin C
Vitamin C was already at that time, as also today still, a large topic of discussion. But what is it really about the vitamin and does it contribute to the normal function of the immune system?? Read on and learn more!
The vitamin was already considered an antioxidant supporter against any diseases and is still successfully used today. It brings accordingly many postive characteristics on the body with itself.
As a general supporter of the immune system, it eliminates harmful types of bacteria and viruses. Especially the white blood cells are happy about the vitamin, because this is their main component.
It contributes to the increase of the T-Lymphozyten in the body, free radicals and infected cells are bound thereby in the body and abbtransportiert.
Because of its antioxidant properties, the vitamin was already considered at that time as a catcher of any harmful radicals. Also the general blood formation is supported.
Collagen metabolism is stimulated by the intake, which supports the function of blood vessels.
The body can absorb iron better and faster and store it longer. And iron deficiency is often manifested by limited performance.
These foods contain vitamin C
Often the popular vitamin is exactly there, where one suspects it least of all. For example, some cabbage varieties, such as green or Brussels sprouts, have a high vitamin C content. Broccoli and spinach should by no means be ignored here either.
But the winner, with the highest content, is still the bell pepper. Depending on the color or. Degree of its maturity it brings more or less vitamin C. Red and yellow varieties have more from scratch than the green variety.
However, this only applies when consumed raw. By steaming the vegetables, the content of the vitamin decreases. Here, a loss of about 30 percent of fresh vitamins is to be expected.
Oranges, bananas and apples bring the value of the midfield of vitamin C on the scale. If you would like to create a vitamin bomb, you should definitely use black currants (red currants contain less vitamin C).
They not only give the eye the colorful blob, in the same amount they contain almost twice as much vitamin as an apple. Kiwis also have a medium content.
And instead of the cream at the end, use a generous tablespoon of sea buckthorn juice, which also has a lot of vitamin C and is considered a real bomb.
Because the vitamin is used to strengthen the immune system, it is often found in cold teas.
It is of natural origin if the tea is based on natural fruit extracts containing vitamin C, such as rose hips or rock roses. Especially the cistus tea is a much appreciated natural remedy for colds.
But of course, some tea suppliers also work with artificially added vitamin C to help the immune system on the jump.
Of course, vitamin C natural origin often equates to higher bioavailability, so the body can use more of it to boost an immune system.