Out of all the vitamins, Vitamin C is the most well known. It first received attention when sailors suffered from scurvy through Vitamin C deficiency.
These days scurvy is rare, but Vitamin C does have other health benefits. This infographic from AuthorityDiet.com details ten science-based Vitamin C health benefits. Vitamin C can prevent cardiovascular disease, treat the common cold, reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and prevent muscle damage from exercise.
Vitamin C can be obtained from grapefruit, kiwi, oranges as well as other vegetables and fruits. Supplement forms can provide high doses that are used in times of need.