Everyday Health Potentiated Vitamin C 500mg with Lemon Bioflavonoids which are phytochemicals extracted from the rinds of lemons. Lemon Bioflavonoids work to enhance and prolong the effect of Vitamin C by inhibiting its breakdown in the body. Although Bioflavonoids themselves have health benefits, they have added to this product to potentiate the vitamin C benefits.
Vitamin C is one of the most widely known vitamins and is available naturally in some fruits and vegetables. It has its highest concentration in citrus fruits. Its also made in a lab through a fermentation process from carbohydrates from corn starch, for addition to foods and in supplement manufacturer.
Although vitamin C can be self-made by some animals, humans must get their Vitamin C from outside sources. The body uses Vitamin C for the growth and repair of tissues. It helps the body make collagen, an important protein used to make skin, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels. Vitamin C is needed for healing wounds, and for repairing and maintaining bones and teeth.
What is vitamin C used for?
Vitamin C has several mechanisms of action that give it wide-ranging benefits to the body. It is a water-soluble antioxidant, that promotes a healthy immune system, and supports connective tissue formation.
Because it is a cofactor in the synthesis of collagen and other connective tissue constituents. Vitamin C is essential for promoting wound healing and supporting injury repair. The combined positive effects of Vitamin C on collagen synthesis, antioxidant status, and immune function makes it an important nutrient for healing.
Adults: Take 1 capsule per day with a glass of water.
In times of recovering from Vitamin C deficiency double the dose for 3 days.
A number of medicines may interact with vitamin C. including protease inhibitors (antiviral drugs), estrogens (including some contraceptives), anticoagulants, and aluminum products (such as antacids). These vitamin C interactions can increase your risk of developing side effects or reduce the effectiveness of the medications, so be sure to talk to your healthcare provider before using any other drugs with the vitamin.
Ingredients Per Capsule
500mg of Vitamin C
50mg of Lemon Bioflavonoids.
Other ingredients: Magnesium stearate, Gelatine capsule.