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It can be concluded that ascorbic acid enhance the total polyphenols, flavonoids and carotenoids and then antioxidant activity of Lupine (Lupinustermis L.
The DPPH free radical scavenging activity of ascorbic acid group and ascorbic acid plus AJNE group was 34.
Ascorbic acid also has many biochemical functions including stress hormone support and its most celebrated quality is its antioxidant capabilities.
Sweet potato leaves cooked with lemon had similar ascorbic acid content as fresh (Table 4).
The 24 h urinary levels of VMA and ascorbic acid under stressed conditions were determined as described above daily for five consecutive days.
Ferruzzi said that adding lemon juice or other citrus juice to tea would do the trick, or consumers could look for ready-to-drink products that contain 100 percent of the recommended amount of vitamin C or ascorbic acid on the ingredient list.
The statement made on the rationale for using Ascorbic Acid was that due to its absorption mechanism, which becomes saturated at large doses; the excess Ascorbic Acid creates an osmotic effect, acting synergistically with PEG.
If exposed to heat (like intense sunlight) the preservative sodium benzoate will mix with ascorbic acid to form a toxic cocktail.
carbon dioxide) that cannot be reverted back to ascorbic acid (Deutsch 1998).
Such experiments have been described in the literature with various nutrients, including ascorbic acid.
They found that only ascorbic acid, better known as vitamin C, did the trick.