NutritionFacts.org

ascorbic acid

Watch videos about ascorbic acid

  • Are Nitrates Pollutants or Nutrients?
    Are Nitrates Pollutants or Nutrients?
    Phytonutrients such as vitamin C prevent the formation of nitrosamines from nitrites, which explains why adding nitrite preservatives to processed meat can be harmful, but adding more vegetables and...
  • Is Sodium Benzoate Harmful?
    Is Sodium Benzoate Harmful?
    When combined with ascorbic acid in soda, sodium benzoate can form the potent carcinogen benzene