Vitamin C Plus - 90 Capsules
Vitamin C is a vital antioxidant nutrient also known as Ascorbic Acid. Vitamin C is necessary for typical tissue growth and repair. Antioxidants offer shielding properties against the naturally forming free-radicals in the body. Most individuals receive Vitamin C from fresh fruits and vegetables.
1. While very rare in the United States, Vitamin C deficiency leads to Scurvy.
2. Vitamin C cannot be made the human body and must be obtained from the diet.
3. Some scientific evidence suggests that consumption of antioxidant vitamins may reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer. However, FDA has determined that this evidence is limited and not conclusive.
Vitamin C is an antioxidant necessary for tissue growth and repair, adrenal gland function, and healthy gums. Vitamin C is known to protect against the harmful effects of pollution, to protect against infection, and is known to enhance immunity. Studies have shown Vitamin C helpful in reducing cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, blood clotting and bruising, promotes the healing of wounds and the production of anti-stress hormones and is essential in the formation of collagen.
Researchers have found that Vitamin C plays a key role in detoxifying and in fighting disease in the biochemistry of the body. As early as 1939, Dr. H. N. Holmes found that ascorbic acid detoxifies the effects of lead in the body. Many doctors are currently doing work investigating the treatment of many types of viruses and bacterial diseases with Vitamin C.
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