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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.

Product Reviews

  • A good tonic for keeping flus and colds at bay!

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    I find this works really well. I don't take it everyday but do take it regularly and find that it is great for knocking the first sign of a flu or cold. I generally have it in water first thing in the morning at least 15 minutes before any other food or drink. If you swallow with water and don't get any on your tongue it is fine but if for some reason it gets on your tongue the taste is like an oily orange which I don't find real great!

    Lisa

    20/01/19

  • Excellent product

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    I had been very unwell for some months and was suggested that I try Liposomal Vitamin C as it is very high in antioxidants and would improve my health. Since taking this product my energy levels have increased and my health has greatly improved. Would thoroughly recommend this product.

    pamela

    15/01/19

  • Very good product

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    Very good reliable product

    Jenny

    14/01/19

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