publication . Article . 2015

Dual action of vitamin C versus degradation and supplementation

Katarzyna Kaliś;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2015 Journal: Postępy Higieny i Medycyny Doświadczalnej (issn: 0032-5449, eissn: 1732-2693, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Index Copernicus International S.A.
Abstract
The article discusses vitamin C from the point of view of its supplementation with food and in the form of oral supplements. The dual action of vitamin C is connected with the presence of oxygen, which may reduce the amount of the vitamin in food products, influence thermal resistance, cause degradation and show an antioxidation effect. Vitamin C stimulates the immune cells and collagen synthesis. It may protect the LDL fraction against oxidation, and therefore it is interesting for cosmetology, rheumatology, immunology and dietetics. The latest research with respect to vitamin C proved that it has the ability to dissolve neurotoxic senile plaques. Equally effec...
Subjects
free text keywords: Vitamins, pro-oxidiser, food oxidation, Lipid Peroxidation, prooksydant, utlenienie żywności, Medicine, R, Food processing, business.industry, business, Vitamin E, medicine.medical_treatment, Food science, Vitamin C, Vitamin, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Immune system, Dehydroascorbic acid, Diabetes mellitus, medicine.disease, Ascorbic acid
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publication . Article . 2015

Dual action of vitamin C versus degradation and supplementation

Katarzyna Kaliś;