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  • Vitamin C Importance

    Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble compound similar to glucose. Although fairly stable in acidic solution, it is usually the least stable of the vitamins and is very sensitive to light, heat and air, which stimulate the activity of oxidative enzymes. A very important function of the vitamin C is to maintain activity in the collagen, a protein necessary for the formation of the connective tissue of the skin, ligaments and bones. Vitamin C plays an important role in the healing of wounds and burns because it facilitates the formation of connective scar tissue. The arterial wall cells need collagen to expand and contract with the heartbeat; even the capillaries need it because they are more fragile. Another important property…

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  • Vitamin C Essay

    ABSTRACT Vitamin d is organic substance necessary in our diets for growth and development of our body. Vitamin c prevents cancer and cold. Vitamin c is present in citrus fruits . Heating effect on fruit juices were tested how they effcts on ascorbic acid present Deficiency of vitamin c is very rare in western countreis . But it is still liable in alcoholic and drug addicts .whose diet hardly includes vitamin mainly found in poor peopl. Vitamin c is no doubt important for our health but we can…

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  • Hepatitis C Essay

    disease characterized by inflammation of the liver. There are five types of hepatitis; A, B, C, D, and E. Types B and C lead to chronic disease in hundreds of millions of people and, together, are the most common cause of liver cirrhosis and liver cancer. Hepatitis A and E are typically caused by ingestion of contaminated food or water. Hepatitis B, C, and D usually occur as a result of parenteral contact with infected body fluids. The first type of Hepatitis is Hepatitis A (HAV). This version…

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  • Vitamin C Benefits

    Benefits of Vitamin C Vitamins are substances that the human body needs to grow and develop normally. (1) Vitamins are efficacious in preventing and curing a variety of ailments ranging from heart conditions, high cholesterol level, eye disorders to skin disorders. Generally, vitamins boost many of the metabolic mechanisms and perform functions that other nutrients don't. Vitamins can be acquired in various ways, commonly through the foods we eat. However, depending on the cuisine and…

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  • Vitamin C Titration

    factor = (mass of vitamin C titrated) / (Volume of iodine solution used) = (125g) / (41.3ml) = 3.03 mg vitamin C/ml iodine solution Experiment B: Vitamin C titration using fresh fruit sample to determine the content The tabulated experimental data for this experiment is shown below (Table 2). In this experiment, the amount of vitamin C was calculated by multiplying the standardization factor with a used iodine solution. That is, the amount of vitamin C in 30ml of 93.54 g mandarin orange…

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  • Research Paper On Hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C is a disease that causes inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus. It is an infectious disease that’s virus can result in both acute and chronic hepatitis infection, and range in severity from mild illness lasting only a few weeks to a serious lifelong illness. (WHO http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs164/en/) The CDC FAQs for the Public database states that some infected people present mild to severe symptoms soon after being infected including fever,…

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  • Vitamin C Research Paper

    Vitamin C is a an important nutrient which is required in our bodies, taking in large amounts of vitamin C causes stomach aches, diarrhoea and flatulence(gas which is generated in the intestinal tract) It helps protect cell and keep them healthy it is also needed to heal the wounds. An adult is required to have 40 mg of vitamins a day,Vitamin C cannot be stored your the body, so you must have vitamin C in your everyday diet.If you don't have enough vitamin C in your body you can get…

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  • Very Much Vitamin C

    Introduction The weather in our country is getting hotter and hotter each day people need refreshing and healthy drinks to hydrate and refresh themselves. Therefore, company ‘Peel Fresh’ is going to introduce a new line of fruit juice by using our local tropical fruits one of them is the ‘Very Much Vitamin C’ and it will be launch in plastic bottle of 250 ml, 500 ml and family size of 1 litre. The ingredients we are using in our ‘Very Much Vitamin C’ are watermelon, mango and lime our juice is…

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  • Hepatitis C: A Case Study

    The topic of discussion that I have chosen for the webcast development assignment is the chronic disease of Hepatitis C (HCV). HCV is a disease that affects the liver and approximately 80% of the population has no idea they are infected with the disease. Complications of HCV do not occur until the terminal stages of end-stage liver disease. The rationale for selecting the topic of HCV and the disease process is to educate the population on taking the steps in being screened for HCV,…

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  • Vitamin C Test Lab Report

    Which has more Vitamin C: Orange juice from concentrate, Orange juice not from concentrate, or an orange flavored drink? Hypothesis If the orange juice is not from concentrate, it will have more Vitamin C. However, if the orange juice is from concentrate, less Vitamin C will be revealed. If the juice has artificial flavoring and sugars, it will have the least Vitamin C. RESEARCH Ascorbic acid is scientific name for Vitamin C. It forms proteins that make skin, tendons, and blood…

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