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. Intake of vitamin C is useful in stress, exercise and cigarette smoking because vitamin C contributes to the reduction tiredness and fatique, normal function of nervous system and psychological function.
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.
A food supplement is not a substitute for a varied and balaned diet and healthy lifestyle.
For adults 1-2 chewing tablets a day.
Daily dose 1-2 tablets contain:
Vitamin C 500-1000 mg
L-ascorbic acid, sodium-L-ascorbate, sweeteners (sorbitol, xylitol, aspartame), bulking agents (cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, silicon dioxide), glazing agent (magnesium salts of fatty acids), flavours (mandarine, orange), colour (riboflavin). Contains source of phenylalanine.
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