Vishnu Priya V

Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical & Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Awareness of Vitamin-C Rich Foods Among South Indian Population: A Survey
    Author(s): Jagadheeswari Ramamoorthy, Vishnu Priya V* and Gayathri R

    Vitamin-C also known as Ascorbic acid is a water-soluble vitamin. Vitamin-C is needed for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body. It can protect against gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease, and can prevent our teeth from loosening. People with adequate levels of Vitamin-C are considered to repel infections compared to people with Vitamin-C deficiency as it plays a major role in the immunity of an individual. It is therefore important to include plenty of Vitamin-C-containing foods in your daily diet. The aim of the study is to create awareness on Vitamin-C rich foods and its role in oral cavity among the South Indian population. This is a survey based study and was conducted on an online forum, Survey Planet. A questionnaire with 10 questions was circulated among South Indians. The responses and the demofigureic details of the participants were collected . T.. Read More»

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