Vitamin C(ビタミンC)

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Characteristics of nutrients

  • Water soluble vitamin
  • It is easy to flow into water and it is vulnerable to heat, so be careful when cooking
  • Eat daily as it can not be stored in the body
  • Consumption of vitamin C increases by smoking
  • Synergistic effect by ingesting with Vitamin E

Function of nutrients

  • Collagen formation and absorption
  • Absorption of iron
  • antioxidant effect
  • Immune power
  • Help the function of the enzyme
  • Stress relief
  • Antiaging
  • Whitening, beautiful skin effect

When nutrients are deficient

  • Bleeding from the gums
  • The beauty of the skin is impaired
  • Feeling of exhaustion
  • Immune deficiency
  • Arteriosclerosis

When nutrients overdose

  • Do not worry about excessive because it is excreted outside the body together with urine
  • There is a possibility of overdose in supplements
    (diarrhea,Frequent urination,rash)

Food that contains a lot of Vitamin C

Foodstuff Ingredient per 100g (mg)
Acerola (acidic species) 1700
Kale (green juice) 1100
Sencha 260
Guava (raw) 220
Seaweed(Grilled) 210
Red sweet pepper (raw) 170
yuzu(Skin) 160
Brussels sprouts (raw) 160
Yellow sweet pepper (raw) 160
Kiwifruit (raw) 140
Canola flower 130
Broccoli (raw) 120


  • Water soluble vitamin
  • Consumption of vitamin C increases due to smoking and stress
  • Essential for the synthesis of collagen
  • Increase the absorption of iron
  • Suppress synthesis of melanin pigment (spot prevention)
  • Frequently taken as it is excreted in 2 to 3 hours
  • Synergistic effect with simultaneous ingestion with vitamin E
  • Be vulnerable to water, so be careful when cooking