Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, which is easily destroyed in food preparation in the presence of heat and oxygen. The best dietary sources of vitamin C are fresh uncooked fruits, berries and vegetables. The daily regular intake of vitamin C is important because it is poorly stored in the body.
Vitamin C is involved in numerous biochemical reactions in the body. It is an antioxidant that promotes protection of cells from oxidative stress. Vitamin C contributes to the normal collagen formation for the normal function of bones, skin, teeth, cartilage and blood vessels. Vitamin C plays an important role in immunity enhancing a normal function of immune system (=body’s defense against bacteria and viruses) also during and after intense physical exercise. In order to achive the benefit, athletes and subjects performing physical exercise should consume 200 mg vitamin C daily in addition to the usual diet.
Sufficient intake of vitamin C is beneficial in stress, exercise and cigarette smoking because vitamin C contributes to the reduction tiredness and fatique, normal function of nervous system and psychological function. C-max tablet is useful to take with a meal because vitamin C also increases the absorption of iron.
A food supplement is not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
Daily dose 1 tablet contains:
Vitamin C 500 mg
1 tablet daily swallowed with water
L-ascorbic acid, bulking agent (cellulose,sodium carboxy methyl cellulose, magnesium salts of fatty acids, silicon dioxide), glazing agents (polydextrose, hydroxy propylmehtyl cellulose, polyethylene glycol), colour (titanium oxide).
Available also as a chewing tablet which is sweetened with xylitol, sorbitol and aspartame and flavoured with orange.
90 and 200 tablets
Made in Finland