Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin C
Signs that you may be deficient
(HealthDay News) - Vitamin C is an antioxidant that's found primarily in citrus fruits, leafy green vegetables, broccoli, potatoes and other fruits and veggies.
Significant enough vitamin C deficiency can lead to a condition called scurvy.
Here are warning signs that you're not getting enough vitamin C, courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine:
- Excessively dry hair with ends that split easily.
- Scaly, rough, dry skin.
- Bleeding or inflamed gums.
- Wounds that heal slowly, frequent infections, and bruising easily.
- Frequent nosebleeds.
- Pain and swelling in the joints.
- Weakened tooth enamel.
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