What Happens If You Dont Have Enough Vitamin C?


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Vitamin C is one of the most important nutrients in the human body. Just like any other nutrient, its deficiency can cause a number of problems. Usually Vitamin C is present naturally in many food items. That is why the importance of a balanced diet is stressed upon.

Following are some problems that are caused by the Deficiency of Vitamin C:

- Weakness
- Lassitude
- Swollen Gums
- Nosebleeds
- Scurvy
- Iron Deficiency

This deficiency can be removed by including some food items in diet such as:

- Papaya
- Strawberry
- Orange
- Lemon
- Melon
- Cauliflower
- Garlic
- Guava
- Kiwifruit
- Mango
- Potato
- Grape
- Apricot
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Anonymous , Health Blogger, answered

Deficiency of
Vitamin C can be dangerous and can even lead to death. A person can
have Heart Disease. Researches
on Vitamin C have pointed to the fact that it is helpful for
preventing heart attacks and strokes. It does not lower cholesterol
levels but reduces the risk of heart attack by strengthening the
arteries and protecting them against damage. Deficiency
of vitamin C
leads to building up of plaque in arteries which can
result in a heart attack.

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