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THE MARVELS OF VITAMIN C -

THE MARVELS OF VITAMIN C

The anti-oxidant properties of, vitamin C helps protect our cells against damage incurred by free radicals.

The human organism does not have the ability to synthesize Vitamin C. It must be supplied by our food on a daily basis. Fresh fruit and vegetables contain the highest levels of Vitamin C. Vitamin C is very volatile and can easily be destroyed by air, light and heat. Make sure you cut or peel your fruit and vegetables shortly before consuming them and select a quick steam or stir-fry for cooking.

THE MARVELS OF VITAMIN C

Vitamin C, smoking and medication
Smokers require greater quantities of Vitamin C. Smoking 20 cigarettes daily can cause a 25% vitamin C deficit and up to 40% for those smoking over 20 cigarettes. A number of medications, namely oral contraceptives, Aspirin and many anti-inflammatories, can reduce Vitamin C levels in the blood.


The Marvels of Vitamin C, because :

 

  • It helps produce collagen
  • It helps prevent osteoporosis by supporting a healthy bone mass  through protein synthesis and mineral support.
  • Helps boost th immune system
  • Helps promote good dental and gum health
  • Is anti-infectious and helps heal scars
  • Helps balance Adrenal glands and prevents fatigue
  • Increases anti-oxidant and detoxifying enzymes  and liver activity by more than 50%
  • Its anti-histamine properties make Vitamin C helpful against allergic reactions.
  • Helps produce red blood cells and increases iron absorption

If you can, select an ascorbate calcium or Ester- C supplement, since it is less acidic than Vitamin C in ascorbic acid form.

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