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Smoking uses up about 25 milligrams of vitamin C per cigarette. It has been noted that smokers are ill more often, directly related to low vitamin C levels. Each cigarette you smoke emits extremely high levels of gaseous pollutants. Smokers create poisons that are deposited on oral cavities and tissues in your throat and lungs. The irritation they cause further lowers your body's Vitamin C supplies.
Vitamin C is essential for normal growth and repair of the body's tissues. It is needed for the synthesis of collagen, a protein used to make tendons, ligaments, skin, bone, muscle, cartilage, blood vessels and scar tissue. Vitamin C is also required for healing cuts and wounds and for maintaining healthy teeth and gum tissue. Read more: www.livestrong.com...
Originally posted by orionthehunter
I don't know, you might have a selling point if vitamin companies can put on their bottle "Prevents premature death in humans". It seems like every company out there is adding vitamin C to our food.