Vitamin C is water soluble vitamin which is naturally present in some foods. Humans are unable to synthesize vitamin C endogenously so it is essential dietary component.
It is known that vitamin C boosts our immune system and protects us from flu and colds. It is rich with antioxidants and helps against free radical damages.
We must consume this vitamin daily through food or supplements. Many supplements are genetically modified and that is why we are going to show you how to make natural vitamin C supplement in your home.
It is found that citrus has different types of flavonoids which exhibits antioxidant properties in our body. In grapefruit and lemons we have Naringin that is a powerful antioxidant.
In oranges and lemons we have Hesperidin which is confirmed that reduces the proliferation of cancer cells.
Follow these steps if you want to make your own Vitamin C:
- Firstly save your peels and spread them on a dehydrator tray.
- Then dehydrate the pills at 100 F for hours until they are dry
- Grind the peels in a blender
- Place the powder in an airtight container and keep it in a cool place.
Studies confirmed that a tablespoon of lemon peel has two times more vitamin c and three times more fiber than a lemon wedge.
It is recommended to consume one tablespoon vitamin C every day!
Source: Fit Nutrition And Health