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VITAMIN C, Slow Release, 100 tablets, 1000 mg
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid), a powerful antioxidant, is known to be important for cell protection, supporting healthy immune and brain function, manufacturing of collagen, iron and vitamin E absorption. BUY NOW!
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) was first discovered in the 18th century by sailors who realized that they could avoid scurvy by sucking on lemons and limes. It was first isolated in 1928 by scientist Albert Szent Gyorgyi. Humans are one of the few species (apes and guinea pigs are the others) that cannot manufacture Vitamin C, and therefore must obtain it from their diet and/or nutritional supplements. It is water soluble and is stored throughout the body, with the highest concentrations in the adrenal glands. Vitamin C has many health benefits, but its probably best known as a cell protector, a powerful antioxidant and for supporting healthy immune function. It is a highly versatile and health-enhancing nutrient that is active throughout the the body. There is a large body of scientific evidence that supports the validity of the health claims attributed to Vitamin C. In a study conducted on 168 volunteers, it was concluded that moderately high doses can lessen the severity and duration of the common cold by supporting healthy immune function. Additional studies concluded that Vitamin C might be helpful for persons that have allergies and respiratory problems. Vitamin C has also been studied for its benefits on cardiovascular health. Countless other studies have been conducted on Vitamin C exploring numerous different applications and uses.
The Vitamin C used in this product is derived from corn. Our Sustained Release Vitamin C is designed to provide all the benefits of Vitamin C in a form that extends the release in the body. Vitamin C is a water soluble nutrient that is typically excreted quickly from the body, in this form it remains in the system longer thereby increasing the benefits.
Research on Vitamin C Indicates
Supports healthy immune function
Helps reduce the effects of bruising
Supports healthy histamine response
Essential for the production of collagen
May support healthy brain function
Essential for proper adrenal glans function
Important for gum health
Aids in absorption of vitamin E
Supports healthy cardiovascular function
Shown to strengthen blood vessels
Increases iron absorption
Promotes healthy healing of wounds and burns
RDA for Vitamin C is 60 mgs per day .
Large doses of vitamin C interfere with the body's absorption of copper and selenium.
Persons with kidney stones, kidney disease, or hemochromatosis should not exceed 500 mg per day and should consult a health care practitioner prior to using any Vitamin C product.
If you are pregnant, lactating consult your health care practitioner before taking Vitamin C.
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