Ascorbic acid


Vitamin C, known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble nutrient found in certain foods. In the body, it acts as an antioxidant, helping to protect cells against damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are compounds that form when the body converts the food we eat into energy.

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APPLICATIONS: Ascorbic acid is used as a food additive mainly to combat oxidation and is also mainly used in dietary supplements. It is also used as a dietary supplement as it is a form of vitamin C, which is an essential dietary component.