Vitamin C is a potent water-soluble antioxidant, and even in small amounts can protect us from damage by free radicals. It is vital to immune function and is an essential cofactor in many enzymatic reactions in the body. It is truly our most universal antioxidant. VITAMIN C .
Although many only think of vitamin C when sick with a cold or for illness prevention, the potential benefits and physiological importance go far beyond this. Vitamin C supports the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of the body, cholesterol metabolism, is a cofactor in numerous enzymatic reactions, and is necessary for the synthesis of hormones and neurotransmitters.1
Vitamin C supports normal immune system function, possibly reducing incidence, duration, and severity of the common cold.* 2 Vitamin C also may impact allergies by reducing histamine levels.* 3 Vitamin C stimulates collagen synthesis, particularly that of Type I and III collagen which are found in bone, ligaments, tendon, skin, blood vessels, and the tissues which form our organs.* 4 Vitamin C supports the production of energy, and helps promote a balanced mood.* 5,6,7 As an antioxidant, vitamin C scavenges and neutralizes free radicals, and supports levels of vitamin E and glutathione.* 8,9
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