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Is ασκορβικό οξύ vegan?

Ασκορβικό οξύ is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is ασκορβικό οξύ?

Ascorbic acid, commonly known as Vitamin C, is a water-soluble vitamin that acts as an essential antioxidant in the body. This white, odorless, and slightly acidic powder is commonly used as a food additive to preserve and maintain the color and quality of foods, particularly fruits and vegetables. Ascorbic acid is also vital for collagen synthesis, wound healing, and immune function. It is commonly found in citrus fruits, tomatoes, and green leafy vegetables, but can also be consumed as a dietary supplement. Ascorbic acid is an essential nutrient that provides numerous health benefits and is an essential ingredient in many processed foods.

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