Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Dangers of Too Much Vitamin C
Vitamins are also known as ascorbic acid has a function as the formation of collagen, antioxidants, antihistamines, immune system or immunity, tissue repair and a role in preventing bleeding.
Lack of water soluble vitamins that can give symptoms of disorders of the skin coloration, bleeding gums, reduces uric acid levels. So in those circumstances is advised to consume vitamin C.
The recommended daily dose is 45 milligrams per day. While the dose limit which still can be tolerated by the body up to 2000 milligrams per day.
If we regularly eat vegetables, fruits high in vitamin C, in fact no longer need to take supplements of vitamin C. Apart from vegetables and fruits, vitamin C also exist from animal food sources.
Hypervitaminosis C or excess vitamin C in the body cause some mild side effects such as nausea, vomiting, intestinal cramps flushing or redness of skin, headaches, insomnia and diarrhea. While serious complications that may probably occur as red blood cell disorders, dental erosion and kidney stones.