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Vitamin C: Benefits, Sources, and RDA

Watch more Vitamins and Vitamin Supplements videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/702-Vitamins-and-Vitamin-Supplements Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn about Vitamin C benefits, the food sources that contain Vitamin C, and the RDA, in this vitamin supplements video from Howcast. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Hi, I'm Molly Lee, and I'm founder and director of energizingnutrition.com, a holistic health and nutrition practice based in New York City. The recommended daily allowance for vitamin C in healthy male's age 19 to 30 years old is 90 milligrams a day. For healthy females age 19 to 30 years old is 75 milligrams a day. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant which helps prevent cancer, boost your immunity, and is great for your skin. Foods that are high in vitamin C are really colorful so, look for the brightly colored fruits and vegetables such as citrus fruits, dark leafy greens, papayas, kiwis, and oranges. Other fruit you may not know about is called acerola, also known as a West Indian cherry. In Brazil, you can find acerola juice on every corner and this is one of my favorite drinks. If you're feeling run-down and you're unable to get vitamin C from your food sources, it might be a good idea to consider taking a vitamin C supplement as a good solution.
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