A form of Vitamin C, ascorbic acid is used to regulate acidity, as an antioxidant to prevent spoilage, or as a flour treatment agent.
Vitamin C is essential and well tolerated. Excessive intake, however, may cause diarrhea and is associated with formation of kidney stones. Long term mega-dosing may also interfere with blood, including white blood cells.
Juice, fresh vegetables, dips
Vitamin C, Vit C, Ascorbate, E300