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Vitamin P - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources

Vitamin P known as flavinoids and enhances the use of vitamin C by improving absorption and protecting it from oxidation. Great sources of this vitamin are found in the green pepper, broccoli, and red wine. Vitamin P is a water soluble vitamin. In the case of Vitamin P, its main function is to keep blood vessels healthy. This helps keep capillaries strong and a stronger blood vessel system is better able to protect itself from disease and infection.

Functions and benefits of Vitamin P

Vitamin P has a number of important functions and benefits. For example it:

  • Main function of Vitamin P is to keep blood vessels healthy.
  • Benefit of Vitamin P is antioxidant capabilities, because antioxidants prevent many serious diseases from developing by neutralizing free radicals.
  • Bioflavonoids are also effectively used in the treatment of sport injuries as they are pain relieving.

Recommended Dosage for Vitamin P

No dosage has been determined of Vitamin P but 500 mg per day is indicated for supplementation.

Food sources of Vitamin P

Foods sources of vitamin P include the following.

Deficiency Symptoms of Vitamin P
  • Bruising.
  • Varicose veins.

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