The presence of ascorbic acid in the ingredients of baby food as an antioxidant often deters mothers. A lot of people perceive it as a preservative. Let's try to figure out whether these concerns are justified.
In fact, L-ascorbic acid (Latin Acidum ascorbinicum) - this is vitamin C. As you know, vitamin C is necessary for normal human activity. It prevents scurvy, contributes to the oxidation of cholesterol, the process of regeneration and healing of tissues. In addition, vitamin C helps ensure normal immunological status.
L-ascorbic acid has a positive effect on the central nervous system, increases human resistance to extreme influences, is involved in ensuring the normal permeability of the walls of capillary vessels, increases their strength and elasticity. A shortage of vitamin C influences drowsiness and fatigue, the resistance of the human body to colds decreases.Continue