nutrition with ida:    a healthy solution involving celery!

IDA'S NUTRITIOUS LINKS TO NUTRITIOUS TOPICS:

Calcium
Copper
Folic Acid
Iron
Magnesium
B6
Selenium
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Zinc

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VITAMIN C

(AKA Ascorbic Acid)

 

Deficiency Statistics:

      20 to 50% of diets are deficient.

 

Why you need it:

      Vitamin C supplies electrons to certain enzymes and helps with production of connective tissues of skin, bone, ligaments, cartilage, and the teeth. It comprises 30% of body protein.  It also helps prevent some cancers.

 

Symptoms of Vitamin C Deficiency (also known as Scurvy):

      Bleeding gums, depression, easy bruising, impaired wound healing, irritability, joint pains, loose teeth, malaise, tiredness

 

What you need to EAT!
     Citrus fruits, tomatoes, potatoes, and leafy vegetables. Don't cook these things - cooking releases most of the vitamin C in these foods.

 

 

 

From http://dining.caltech.edu/
citrus_bistro.html