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  1. Ascorbic acid, or vitamin C, aids in many functions of the body, including the absorption of iron. Large doses of C do not usually ...
  2. Vitamin C promotes healthy teeth and gums, helps in the absorption of iron, aids in the maintenance of ...
  3. Like most vitamins, vitamin C may be obtained in the recommended amount with a well-balanced diet, including some enriched or fortified foods.
  4. A lack of vitamin C is usually found in malnourished older adults, leading to nutritional disease such as scurvy.
  5. ... is a nutritional disease caused by deficiency of vitamin C. Common symptoms include pinpoint bleeding around hair follicles, ...
  6. ... is a nutritional disease caused by deficiency of vitamin C. Pinpoint bleeding around hair follicles, and "corkscrew hairs" ...
  7. ... in hyperkeratotic follicles are pathognomonic of scurvy, or vitamin C deficiency. Petechiae and subungual hemorrhage may also be ...