Vitamin C deficiency refers to a deficit of the recommended daily amount of about 90-100 mg. A one-sided and unbalanced diet can cause a vitamin C deficiency. In this case, the human organism lacks especially the important vitamins and minerals.
Vitamin C belongs to the water-soluble vitamins. The human organism must absorb vitamin C daily through food. Large amounts of vitamin C are contained especially in vegetables and citrus fruits. The vitamin is very important for the maintenance of teeth, skin and connective tissue and essential for the formation of hormones and messenger substances.