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Vitamin C Supplements

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for maintaining healthy body function. It is an antioxidant, supports the immune system, maintains the integrity of blood vessels and connective tissue and much more. Our bodies need a regular renewable source of vitamin C because we can’t make it ourselves.

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Vitamin C Info

Our bodies need a regular renewable source of vitamin C because, unlike most animals, we humans can’t make it ourselves. It is a water soluble nutrient so not able to be absorbed into our fatty tissues. Therefore on a daily basis we need to obtain adequate amounts through our food intake, and when necessary from dietary supplements.

Vitamin C Benefits

Vitamin C has many important functions in key areas of the body:

  • it is an antioxidant, controlling free radical damage to cells
  • it supports the immune system and maintains integrity of blood vessels and connective tissue
  • it is an essential nutrient for healthy adrenal gland function
  • it has anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory actions

Vitamin C performs so many direct and indirect actions in humans that a deficiency has extremely wide ranging implications.

Vitamin C Side Effects

Vitamin C is extremely safe. Our body adjusts its vitamin C absorption according to need. Any dietary excess is excreted via the kidneys and in large supplementary doses the unabsorbed excess is flushed out via the lower bowel in a moderate form of diarrhoea – a short term balancing mechanism.

The ascorbic acid form of vitamin C may cause gastrointestinal discomfort, whereas an ascorbate form is generally well tolerated.

In cases of pre-existing kidney disease or renal failure vitamin C intake needs to be managed carefully. Caution is advised in cases of hemochromatosis because vitamin C enhances iron absorption.

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  • Incredible product!

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    I honestly cannot rave enough about these tablets. I take one every day and I haven't had a bad cold cough in over a year. When I feel like I am coming down with something like throat is a bit sore, sneezing etc I take two and it never amounts to anything. I think everyone should be taking these every day

    Hilary

    22/10/18

  • Very effective

    star- web-tec.info

    Tried a small amount of this in-store and was surprised at how well this works and bought it straight-away. I find this to be very effective and long-lasting! Bought another in the larger size while the discount lasts.

    Nisha

    22/10/18

  • Really good

    star- web-tec.info

    Awesome product, good taste - I keep it in the fridge after opening - even the kids love it. It could be a bit cheaper though.

    Nadia

    19/10/18

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