Do you know that most animals make their own Vitamin C? In fact, a 70 kg goat makes around 3.5g per day and when under stress makes more than the average amount. Humans, bats, fishes and few animals don't make their own Vitamin C. People have lost this capacity a long time ago due to a genetic defect.
How important is Vitamin C in our life? Vitamin C not only functions as an anti-oxidant but at certain dosages plays a variety of roles including stress relief, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and even anti-cancer.
How ca we maximally use our Vitamin C intake?
50mg is the Recommended Dietary Intake
300mg is proven to increase lifespan of men by 6 years
5g-20g can be used as a detoxifying agent
50g-100g has been shown to help manage cancer patients
Vitamin C can cause diarrhea, nausea and vomiting if taken at maximum dosages and thus may cause electrolyte imbalance. Always ask a health care professional if you wish to take Vitamin C.