vitamin c. L-ascorbic acid, ascorbate Synthesized from glucose by most animals Vitamin C is an electron donor. Functions of Vitamin C. Enhances absorption of iron reduces iron to more absorbable ferrous form chelates with ferrous ion to make it more soluble. Functions of Vitamin C.
and certain foods into cancer-causing substances.
lessen the risk of developing high blood pressure
and heart disease.
Easily lost through cooking
Sensitive to heat
Sensitive airFood Sources of Vitamin C