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Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is an antioxidant that we listen to a lot about. It is essential for sustaining a healthy immune system, producing collagen and helping wounds to heal. It is often said that if you are coming down with a cold you should boost your immune system with vitamin C, however, there is limited evidence to support this assertion. That said, vitamin C is necessary for certain cells that form part of the immune system. Without it they cannot do their jobs; therefore a vitamin C deficiency can lead to problems in the overall efficiency of the immune system and increasing consumption of it can help bring the body back into balance. Perhaps the most important job of vitamin C is the production of collagen, which is not only important for healthy skin but is necessary for the proper healing of wounds. Because it helps…