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Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin and antioxidant that protects red blood cells, fatty acids, and vitamins A and C from damage. Many studies show a lower risk for heart disease, cancer, and several other diseases when consuming a diet with lots of fruits and vegetables—rich in antioxidant vitamins and […]

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin and antioxidant that helps make connective tissues that hold muscles, bones, and other bodily tissues together. Vitamin C is needed for wound healing, bone and teeth formation, iron absorption, and proper immune system functioning. Since it is a water-soluble vitamin, it cannot be stored in the […]