Functions of Vitamin C in the body
- Potent immune system enhancer
- Promotes collagen production
- Supports healthy skin, nails, and hair
- Supports brain and heart health
- Helps protect against oxidative stress, tissue damage, disease and faster ageing
- Enhances the body’s absorption of iron and inhibits its oxidation
- Helps reduce blood sugar levels and lipids
Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, and a potent antioxidant, which has a wide range of effects on the body. It is one of the key supplements for boosting optimal immune system function, it is required for the formation of collagen, the connective tissue that helps support skin, teeth and bones – collagen is also required to help wounds to heal quicker. The adrenal glands contain more vitamin C than any other organ in the body, when stress is high more vitamin C may be required. Stresses include both physical and mental issues.
Note: Research shows that diabetics should take vitamin C – taking 1000 mg daily can help reduce the risk of complications. Vitamin C and glucose enter the cells via the same pathways. As a result, vitamin C will compete with glucose to enter the cell.
Vitmin C (as ascorbic acid with rose hips) 1,000mg.
Other Ingredients: Vegetable stearin, cellulose, silica, and magnesium stearate.
Contains no sugar, salt, dairy, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, preservatives, artificial colours or flavours.
As a dietary supplement, adults take one tablet, one to three times daily with meals, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. Keep out of reach of young children. Nutritional supplements should not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Check with simultaneous intake of medicines with your physician or healthcare professional. No long-term use without professional advice.
Contraindications: Individuals with hemochromatosis should avoid taking extra vitamin C. Individuals who have a glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency, should not have vitamin C given to them intravenously.
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