Humans cannot manufacture their own vitamin C and must rely on outside sources (food and supplements) to obtain it. In fact, we would all do well to make sure that we actually obtain adequate vitamin C, considering this nutrients extremely important role in relation to human health. This role includes its necessity for the formation of collagen protein found in skin, connective tissue, cartilage and bone; it is also an antioxidant nutrient. It is essential for wound healing, affects immune responses, helps maintain strength in blood vessels, influences formation of hemoglobin, absorption of iron from intestinal tract, and deposition of iron in liver tissue, and assists in the secretion of hormones from adrenals.(1) Bioflavonoids (citrus, hesperidin and rutin), sometimes called vitamin P, are substances that are found wherever vitamin C is found in nature. Bioflavonoids have been shown to improve the therapeutic action of vitamin C.(2) This vitmain C formula combines ascorbic acid and calcium ascorbate in a natural fruit base containing acerola, bioflavonoids and rose hips. These tasty tablets contain 500mg of vitamin C in a fruit base containing acerola, bioflavonids, and rose hips. They may be chewed or used as a lozenge.
Before taking this or any over-the-counter product, it is always advisable to discuss its use with your primary care professional.
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