The Concentration Of Vitamin C

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Vitamin C Investigation

Aim: I want to find out whether the concentration of Vitamin C in Golden Circle Pineapple juice changes over time.

Hypothesis: My hypothesis for this investigation will argue that the Vitamin C level in Golden Circle Pineapple juice will decrease over time.

Chemical information and safety surrounding the use of these substances.

Previous scientific work: CHEEKY NANDOS

Vitamin C: Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble vitamin, which is needed by the body to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscle, and blood vessels. Dietary sources of vitamin C include fruits and vegetables, particularly citrus fruits such as oranges.
Severe deficiency of vitamin C is known to cause scurvy. Many uses for vitamin C have been proposed, but evidence of benefit in scientific studies is lacking. In particular, research on asthma, cancer, and diabetes remains inconclusive, and a lack of benefit has been found for the prevention of cataracts or heart disease.
The use of vitamin C in the prevention or treatment of colds remains controversial. Extensive research has been conducted. Overall, vitamin C lacked an effect on the development of colds and on cold symptoms. However, the duration of the cold shortened slightly. Notably, people living in extreme circumstances, including soldiers in the subarctic, skiers, and marathon runners, had a 50% decrease in the risk of developing a cold. This area merits additional research and may be of particular interest to
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