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Vitamin C is a lot more important than you think

By Lartinos, published on Feb 12, 2013

You often hear the word essential thrown around in your day to day life in a cavalier manner. It is not an important vitamin, it is actually essential in that we cannot survive without. Our bodies can synthesize many other vitamins, but with vitamin C the only way to get it into our body is from the food and supplements that we consume. The only other animals that cannot synthesize Vitamin C are bats, guinea pigs, capybaras, and other primates. Every other animal including our pets like dogs for example can simply make Vitamin C from other parts of it’s body.

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