Vitamin C, also referred to as ascorbic acid, is the single most commonly used vitamin supplement. It plays a major role in the formation of collagen (a structural protein in connective tissue), amino acid metabolism and hormone synthesis, and the utilization of many nutrients, such as folic acid and iron. It is also a key factor in the body’s immune system.
Vitamin C works throughout the body as it enhances immunity, reduces the symptoms of colds, and speeds up the healing of wounds.
A synthetic form of folate, which is a type of B vitamin that makes and repairs DNA and produces red blood cells.
A mineral that is a component of haemoglobin, which helps red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body.