Essays Tagged: "Vitamin C"

Vitamin C

Got an A AIntroductionWhat is Vitamin C?Vitamin C also known as Ascorbic acid is one of the compounds that is necessary for the gr ... ld of the skeletal structure as well as the general make-up of the human body (1). If the intake of Vitamin C increases it then the benefits to the individual might increase as well.ProcedureIn this l ... s well.ProcedureIn this lab indophenol blue, a deep blue stain, was used to measure the quantity of vitamin C in a food. There was a known standard which we compared unknown factors against. We titrat ...

(3 pages) 90 1 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

This talks about how different drinks affect our bodies at a chemical level.

opicana Orange Juice. The makers of Tropicana state that Tropicana "provides a full day's supply of vitamin C, is a good source of folate, is naturally fat, cholesterol, and sodium free, and is also a ... n and adolescents and helps maintain bone mass in adult women." "Tropicana Pure Premium® Double Vitamin C with Vitamin E has 240% of the daily value of vitamin C. It is also an excellent source of ...

(5 pages) 216 5 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Nutritive Value of Vegetables and Fruit

Nutritive Value of VegetablesAll vegetables are valuable sources of nutrients. Some Vitamin A sources of vegetables are leafy green and bright orange vegetables. Cabbage, Tomatoes and ... s are leafy green and bright orange vegetables. Cabbage, Tomatoes and potatoes are a good source of vitamin B. Iron and Calcium are the most important minerals. Leafy green vegetables are a good miner ... .Nutritive Value of FruitFruit of all kinds is valuable for the nutrients supplied. Everybody needs Vitamin and Mineral content that fruit contributes to be healthy. Because vitamin C can't be stored ...

(1 pages) 64 2 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The relationship between diet and social behaviour and the incidence of colds.

ever, most of the research is very particular in nature, looking closely at the effects of specific vitamins, minerals, and other food components upon health. Vitamin C in particular appears to have r ... ht reduction in symptoms due to the common cold in individuals who received a supplement of 80mg of vitamin C, but no reduction in susceptibility to the common cold (Baird, Hughes, Wilson, Davies, How ...

(8 pages) 102 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Vitamin C content in Orange juices.

Did you know? Vitamin C Saved 250,000 - 621,000 Lives (USA) in year 1999Aim; My aim is to find the product richest ... A) in year 1999Aim; My aim is to find the product richest in Vitamin C out of the following;*Plunge Vitamin Water - 375 mL*Mr Juicy - 2 litre*Golden Circle Fizzy Orange - 1.5 litre*Fruitopia - 250 mL* ... L*Daily Juice - 1 Litre*Orange JuiceHypothesis; I think that the plain orange juice will be high in Vitamin C, but I think that the Fruitopia will be the highest. I think the 'Plunge' Vitamin water wi ...

(4 pages) 43 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

How light intensity effects vitamin C?

IntroductionAscorbic acid, commonly known as Vitamin C, is important to the human diet. It helps the body form connective tissue, bone, teeth, bl ... blood vessel walls, and assists the body in assimilating iron and amino acids. A diet deficient in Vitamin C may cause a person to develop scurvy. Symptoms of this disease, which include joint stiffn ... gums, livid spots on skin, and prostration (extreme physical weakness), can be prevented by adding Vitamin C to one's diet. Plants and some animals make their own Vitamin C, but humans do not. For th ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Vit c experiment

1.Present a table of class data, showing the average titration in ml and amount of Vitamin C. in mg/ml.Class averages Of Ascorbic Acid.2.Compare and contrast the results you obtained ... ie Chart representing class results of Ascorbic Acid mg/ml.The Orange juice contained 40mg/100ml of Vitamin C, which was 0.084mg/100ml more than was stated on the packaging.The Orange Squash had 1mg/1 ... ml more than was stated on the packaging.The Orange Squash had 1mg/100ml of Vitamin C, there was no Vitamin C stated on the packaging.The ready to drink juice contained 30mg/100ml of Vitamin C, which ...

(2 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Market Study Marketing 310 Kraft (Tang Instant Drink Mix & Oreo Cookies)

ing flavor plus the added nutrition it gives. It is also instant drink mix charged with calcium and vitamin C. The present geographical dispersion of these two products Oreo are from Indonesia and the ... ology advancement are, they have developed to incorporate in the powder instant drink calcium & vitamin C that is not commonly found in an ordinary juice drink. The Tang was designed to be nutriti ...

(8 pages) 143 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Foods That Protect You from Stroke

o change or add healthy items to their menu. Harvard researches suggest that you have three cups of vitamin C-rich fruit daily. This will lower the risk by 50%. They also suggest having fish at least ... risk to 53%. Finally, "Whole grain foods are loaded with antioxidants, fiber, magnesium, potassium, vitamin E and other nutrients that help keep arteries clear, prevent plaque buildup and block the fo ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


Vitamin CVitamin C is used for the formation of the connective tissues of the body. Vitamin C also p ... tissues of the body. Vitamin C also protects cells from ageing. Scurvy which is cause by a lack of vitamin C and people with Scurvy have loose teeth and their wounds do not heal well. Green leafy veg ... well. Green leafy vegetables such as spinach and in citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons and limes.Vitamin D is needed in the body for the efficient uptake and use of calcium ions If there is a lack ...

(1 pages) 61 1 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Analysis of Commercial Vitamin C Tablets. (Ascorbic acid content in one tablet)

jective:1. To standardize sodium thiosulphate for titration use.2. To find out the concentration of Vitamin C in the tablet.Theory:This experiment involves titration of redox reaction. Redox reaction ... , that is why they cannot be titrated directly. We use excess iodine solution to react with limited vitamin C. Iodine left is then titrated with sodium thiosulphate, a reducing agent, thus number of m ...

(5 pages) 62 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Essay - Was King Henry VIII a good or a bad king?

d many things wrong with him including: gangrene, syphilis and scurvy (when gums rot due to lack of vitamin C - he thought fruit was for peasants). Henry had a brother, Arthur who died before him of t ...

(5 pages) 28 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What does boiling do to vegetables?

less drops are needed. The graph shows the effect that cooking hat on food: because of the boiling, vitamins are lost. The loss of vitamins is due to the fact that when heated, the cell membranes burs ... itamins is due to the fact that when heated, the cell membranes burst, releasing the ascorbic acid. Vitamin C, the most reactive reducing agent known to occur naturally in living tissues, is an essent ...

(2 pages) 14 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

The Secret Road

with scurvy, a disease that happened quite frequently among sailors. This was caused from a lack of vitamin C. It was difficult to get fresh fruit to sailors because so much of their food was of sea r ...

(2 pages) 513 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Adolescents And Nutrition

r nutrition. Did you know that surveys prove that adolescents lack many nutrients! Some of them are Vitamin C, Niacin, and Vitamin A. Adolescents need to get enough nutrition so that they may grow pro ... he required amount of zinc. Foods like meats, seafood, and cereal have high amounts of zinc in them.Vitamin C helps adolescents get rid of colds and it makes collagen, which is a kind of glue in your ...

(4 pages) 42 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Evaluation of the Selected Micronutrient and Energy Intake Against the Nutrient Refernce Values (NRVs) by Using 24-House Dietary Recall Method on a 20 Year- old

tent of the subject's dietary intake. Intakes of 6 micronutrients (Iron, Calcium, Zinc, Folic acid, Vitamin C, Vitamin A) were compared with current Australian and New Zealand nutrient reference value ... NTM database, and then manually calculated (Iron=29mg, Calcium=1248mg, Zinc=25mg, Folic acid=500ug, Vitamin C=145 mg, Vitamin A=2207ug, Energy Intake=12829 kJ). The Basal Metabolic Rate was 5136 kJ, w ...

(12 pages) 64 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Genetically Engineered Foods

s is that the nutritional content of a food is changed. For example, tomatoes are a major source of vitamin C. Now it could be that someone comes up with a new tomato that is much hardier and is there ... ore not damaged so easily. The downside of this could be that the new tomato will not be as rich in vitamin C as it was before. If the tomato is changed and does not lose it's nutritional value, then ...

(3 pages) 470 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


ant by eating its leaves for life. We need plants for food and oxygen. We eat the plants fibers for Vitamin C. Wallace B. Black says "Plants give us the strength that we need in order to keep alive" ( ...

(1 pages) 379 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Scientific Method

l calorie count was 508kcal for the serving of 7 that I chose previously.4. Some of the most common vitamins and minerals in this food item were 722mg of Sodium (Na), 472mg of Potassium (K), 458mg of ... g of Potassium (K), 458mg of Phosphorus (P) and 141mg of Calcium (Ca); 6.447mg of Niacin, 3.1 mg of Vitamin C, 0.735mg of Pantothenic acid, 0.286mg of Riboflavin, 0.271mg of Thiamin, although there we ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The Power of Price". An analysis of Chapter 10 in Dan Arielys "Predictably Irrational", showing why our minds have a lot of power over how effective our medicine is.

called Veladone-Rx; and it was completely made up. The amazing pain killer was nothing but a white Vitamin C pill. This woman told patients that 92% people reported relief for up to 8 hours and in as ... toms. So I went to the local WalMart and to get some supplements. I ended up buying an $8 bottle of vitamin c when I could've gotten almost the same thing for $4. The reasoning behind this was I wante ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors