Vitamin C is essential for healthy teeth, gums
and bones. It helps heal wounds and scar tissue, fractures; prevents
scurvy; builds resistance to infection; aids in the prevention treatment
of the common cold; gives strength to blood vessels; aids in the
absorption of iron. It is required for the synthesis of collagen,
the intercellular cement which holds tissues together. It is also
one of the major antioxidant nutrients. It prevents the conversion
of nitrates (from tobacco smoke, smog, bacon, lunchmeats, some vegetables)
into cancer-causing substances.
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are classified as “essential” or “nonessential” based upon whether
or not your body sufficiently manufactures it. Vitamin C is considered
to be an essential vitamin. Vitamin C is an important antioxidant and promotes a healthy
cardiovascular system. In addition, it provides nutritional support
to your immune system, helps you maintain healthy eyes, liver, and
adrenal gland function, while serving as a key building block in
collagen. Vitamin C also enhances the body’s ability to cope with
occasional stress and frustration. Life Plus uses only high-quality
raw materials in manufacturing its nutritional supplements. Vitamin
C Formula is time-released, unlike many on the market, so it provides
your body with vitamin C slowly, allowing the body to more fully
Only the highest quality, most pure Vitamin C is used. In addition, the Life Plus brand incorporates numerous co-factors that occur with Vitamin C in nature, especially lemon bioflavonoids (common in citrus fruits), hesperidin and rutin. A better way to describe Vitamin C Formula may be to call it "vitamin C complex." It also contains concentrates of two natural sources of vitamin C, Acerola berries and Cayenne herb. These ingredients are very synergistic with vitamin C and give the quality formula an extra edge over other vitamin C products on the market.
|Vitamin C is a natural chelating agent, protecting us against pollution and poisoning of heavy metals such as mercury, lead and cadmium. Vitamin C reinforces the immune system. It is absolutely necessary for the maintenance of collagen, the primary substance of skin, connective tissues which hold our bodies together. Vitamn C fights stress, and extra amounts of it are needed in times of stress and in periods of cold weather.
- Large doses will break down alcohol more rapidly in the body.
- Neutralizes potentially cancer-causing nitrites (preservatives
found in hot dogs and lunch meats) and nitrates (found naturally
in vegetables and drinking water).
- A powerful antioxidant. Reduces risk of heart disease, cancer,
- Builds up the body's immune system to make it stronger against
colds and viruses.
- Reduces the histamine levels in the body, which trigger allergy
and asthma attacks. People taking at least 200 mg daily have
a 30% reduced risk of bronchitis.
- May aid diabetics by helping to regulate insulin release. Vitamin
C has been shown to prevent the sugar inside cells from converting
to sorbitol (sugar alcohol). Sorbitol accumulates in cells and
is connected to diabetes-related eye, nerve and kidney damage.
- Some doctors recommend limiting the use of chewable
vitamin C tablets because they can cause enamel loss from the surface
of the teeth.
- Supplements are extremely beneficial
for pregnant and nursing mothers. †
DIRECTIONS: There is no generally accepted amount of Vitamin C to take as everyone has different needs. The RDA of only 60 mg is considered too low and is only the amount necessary to prevent scurvy. However, larger amounts are needed in times of stress. Many experts believe that teenagers should probably take at least 2,000 mg per day, and most adults may do best on a minimum of 4,000 mg per day or more.
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VITAMIN C (500 MG.)
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This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.