Are you Vitamin C DEFICIENT?
Natural Solutions|December 2020
Here’s a fun fact for you: Humans are the ONLY mammals that don’t make their own vitamin C.

Interesting, right? Vitamin C is so important that literally, every other mammal has the ability to create its own.

More than just a boost to the immune system, it plays a critical role in many of the body’s functions and is a powerful antioxidant. It also aids in tissue regeneration, the absorption of iron, production of collagen and so much more.

An unaddressed vitamin C deficiency can lead to a variety of diseases. It could even be fatal. Catching it early on is crucial.

HERE ARE 7 SIGNS YOU’RE DEFICIENT IN VITAMIN C

1. You get sick more often than most people you know

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