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NOW Foods Vitamin C-1000

$26.70
Size
90 tablets
NOW Foods Vitamin C-1000

Vitamin C is one of the most consumed dietary supplements in the world for its powerful antioxidant activities. Vitamin C shows protective mechanisms to the immune system, cardiovascular health, blood circulation, eyes, muscles, and bones. Vitamin C participates in many important biochemical processes occurring in the body. C-1000 is combined with bioflavonoids for stronger Vitamin C benefits.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1 Tablet
Servings Per Container: 90

 

Amount Per Serving

% Daily Value

Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)

1.0 g (1,000mg)

 1667%

Calcium (from Calcium Ascorbate)

100 mg

 10%

Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex

250 mg

 †

Acerola Powder

50 mg

 †

Rutin Powder

50 mg

 †

† Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable source), magnesium stearate (vegetable source), silica and vegetarian coating.

Suggested Use

Take 1 tablet daily, preferably with a meal.

Precautions

For adults only. Consult your Doctor prior to use if pregnant/ nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition.

 

Vitamin C is commonly used as a nutritional supplement by individual of all ages. It is because this vitamin offers many uses to the body. Having very powerful antioxidant properties is the most renowned among all Vitamin C benefits. This ability protects the cells from oxidative stress brought by destructive free radicals which can lead to cell death. Free radical damage is the major cause of some disorders related to aging including vision problems, fluctuating blood pressure, memory loss, wrinkles, and fine lines in the skin. Vitamin C nourishes the immune system and its functions. By this, it promotes the body’s natural defenses against invading bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other toxins. This water soluble vitamin is also important in the production of collagen, the primary component of connective tissues, hair, and nails. Natural vitamin C is critical for healthy joints, tendons, ligaments, and cartilages. Being involved in the creation of collagen also means Vitamin C is needed for scar formation to facilitate wound healing. Some people use Vitamin C supplements because of its ability to regulate normal blood pressure levels. The best Vitamin C supplement also allows proper dilation of blood vessels for maximum blood flow to the heart and other major organs.

Vitamin C, also known as Ascorbic acid is a water soluble vitamin needed by the body to maintain health and perform all its functions. The best Vitamin C sources are foods like citrus fruits, strawberries, papaya, parsley, broccoli, cauliflower, and many other fruits and vegetables. There are many ways on how Vitamin C works in the body. Vitamin C helps in maintaining the wall of the arteries. Because it is an acid, it facilitates proper absorption of nutrients in the gut like calcium, iron, and magnesium. These minerals are better absorbed in a more acidic environment. As an antioxidant, Vitamin C acts by donating or receiving oxygen atom to stabilise other molecules. For stronger joints, Vitamin C is involved in collagen synthesis. Collagen is the primary structural component of cartilages and other connective tissues that forms a joint. Vitamin C deficiency has been implicated in depression, fatigue, gingivitis, impaired bone growth, and if deficiency is severe, it leads to scurvy. Scurvy is a disease characterised by bleeding under the skin, bleeding gums, and extreme weakness. Now Foods Vitamin C-1000 is a Vitamin C supplement that adds bioflavonoids to this super vitamin for a powerful synergy.