Vitamin C's Glow

By: Staff

4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Have you had enough vitamin C today? Did you know that your daily intake of this imperative vitamin could save you from early aging! I’m sure you knew that, take this quiz to further test your knowledge on vitamin C's effect on the skin.

What is another name for vitamin C?

Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid.

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What is vitamin C key in producing?

Collagen is produced by vitamin C.

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Why is collagen important?

Collagen is a protein that helps cells and blood vessels grow and give the skin its firmness.

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What does vitamin C help produce that assists in skin repair?

Vitamin C helps create scar tissue as well as ligaments.

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What are free radicals?

Free radicals are unstable molecules that damage collagen, causing wrinkles and skin dryness.

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How does vitamin C affect free radicals?

Ascorbic acid 2-phosphate neutralizes the free radicals and also reverses DNA damage.

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Which of the following is NOT an advantage of vitamin C?

Although vitamin C can reduce the risk of stroke, it isn’t a foolproof vitamin to eliminate the risk of a stroke.

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How often should you replace your supply of vitamin C in your body?

Our body doesn’t store vitamin C, so it is needed every day.

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What is the recommended number of daily servings of fruits and vegetables to meet the minimum requirements for vitamin C?

The USDA recommends that you consume nine servings of fruits and vegetables daily.

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Which of the following foods should you eat for plenty of vitamin C?

Vitamin C is prevalent in foods such as bell pepper, cauliflower, broccoli, spinach, collard greens and tomatoes.

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