Serving Size: 1 Capsule or 1/4 tsp
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) … 1000 mg
Non-medicinal ingredients: ascorbyl palmitate. Capsule: hypromellose.
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Source: Pharmaceutical synthesis
What Is It?
Vitamin C is the most popular vitamin and antioxidant. The body cannot produce its own, so getting enough vitamin C from the diet is essential. The most common types of vitamin C available on the retail market are ascorbic acid, calcium ascorbate and magnesium ascorbate.
What Does It Do?
Primary Uses: Vitamin C is thought of as the cure-all and is often taken as an antioxidant and as a preventative measure against the common cold. Vitamin C is a member of the body's antioxidant recycling network, helping to reactivate other antioxidants such as vitamins A and E, glutathione and lipoic acid.
Secondary Uses: Vitamin C supports collagen synthesis, which is vital for wound healing, healthy skin, bones and blood vessels. Interestingly, the only mammals that develop atherosclerosis are the same ones who cannot produce their own vitamin C. Ascorbic acid also possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-histamine effects.
Who Should Take It?
Vitamin C is essential and can benefit everyone, especially people who do not consume citrus fruits or other foods rich in vitamin C. It is a vital companion during the cold and flu season, and those who have a family history of cardiovascular disease should consider taking vitamin C regularly.
Did You Know?
The only mammals that develop atherosclerosis are those that cannot synthesize their own vitamin C and are therefore susceptible to vitamin C deficiency.
100 or 300 Vegi-Caps
Take 1 capsule daily with or without food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
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