Oxidation Potential of Ascorbic Acid?

Answer Like all other animals, your body needs ascorbic acid (vitamin C) to make an important protein called collagen. Ascorbic acid is a reducing agent that can donate electrons to or "reduce" another su... Read More »

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Is it OK to take ascorbic acid when your pregnant?

I have a disk herniation and took 10mg tablets of hydrocodone(vicodin) 3 times a day while I was pregnant. I spoke to a neonatal doctor at 7 months and he simply suggested cutting back and making s... Read More »

Is citric acid the same as ascorbic?

Citric acid and ascorbic acid have different chemical make-ups and are different compounds. Ascorbic acid, the compound that is Vitamin C, and citric acid are common food additives in soft drinks a... Read More »

Classification of Ascorbic Acid?

Another term for ascorbic acid is Vitamin C, and because both have identical structure and function, the two terms are used interchangeably. Ascorbic acid is classified as a water-soluble vitamin t... Read More »

How to Add Ascorbic Acid at Bottling?

Imagine the disappointment of opening a bottle of your favorite homemade wine to find the contents discolored and the aroma tainted. This problem is commonly caused by oxidation, a breakdown in win... Read More »