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10 signs you're not getting enough vitamin C

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  Vitamin C plays a big role in maintaining your health
  
  It can heavily affect your teeth, hair, and bones if you're
  not having enough
  
  INSIDER asked some health experts how to tell when you're
  lacking in the vitamin
  

  Vitamin C plays a big role in
  supporting healthy immune function. It is necessary for bone
  structure, skin integrity, and iron absorption, according to
  a 
  study published by the Harvard Medical School.

  If you are wondering how much
  vitamin C you should actually get, registered dietitian Summer Yule, MS,
  RDN, suggested that
  the recommended daily amount for adults is 90 milligrams for men
  and 75 milligrams for women. Although the vitamin is available
  through supplementation, Yule told INSIDER that vitamin C is also
  obtainable through fruits and vegetables, and restricting these
  items can actually put a person at risk of deficiencies. 

  Most people 
  get enough vitamin C through a balanced diet. But to make
  sure you are getting enough vitamin C in your diet, INSIDER spoke
  to some dietitians and physicians about what the warning signs
  are if you're not actually getting enough.

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Vitamin C plays a big role in supporting healthy immune function. It is necessary for bone structure, skin integrity, and iron absorption, according to a study published by the Harvard Medical School.

If you are wondering how much vitamin C you should actually get, registered dietitian Summer Yule, MS, RDN, suggested that the recommended daily amount for adults is 90 milligrams for men and 75 milligrams for women. Although the vitamin is available through supplementation, Yule told INSIDER that vitamin C is also obtainable through fruits and vegetables, and restricting these items can actually put a person at risk of deficiencies.

Most people get enough vitamin C through a balanced diet. But to make sure you are getting enough vitamin C in your diet, INSIDER spoke to some dietitians and physicians about what the warning signs are if you're not actually getting enough.

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