Used By Millions Of People Across The World For Its Antioxidant Properties!
Vitamin C-1000 mg by Solaray is formulated with Rose Hips (a substance that contains more vitamin C than any citrus fruit), Acerola, Bioflavonoids
Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that functions as a powerful antioxidant. Acting as an antioxidant, one of vitamin C's important functions is to protect LDL cholesterol from oxidative damage. (Only when LDL is damaged, does cholesterol appear to lead to heart disease, and vitamin C may be the most important antioxidant protector of LDL.)
Vitamin C is needed to make collagen, the "glue" that strengthens many parts of the body, such as muscles and blood vessels. Vitamin C also plays important roles in wound healing and as a natural antihistamine. This vitamin also aids in the formation of liver bile and helps to fight viruses and to detoxify alcohol and other substances.
Vitamin C is most famous for its ability to reduce the duration and severity of a cold. Large amounts of vitamin C (e.g., 1-8 grams daily) taken at the onset of a cold episode shorten the duration of illness by an average of 23%.
Vitamin C improves nitric oxide activity.3 Nitric oxide is needed for the dilation of blood vessels, potentially important in lowering blood pressure and preventing spasm of arteries in the heart that might otherwise lead to heart attacks. Vitamin C has reversed dysfunction of cells lining blood vessels. The normalization of the functioning of these cells may be linked to prevention of heart disease.
Vitamin C levels in the eye decrease with age and that supplementing with vitamin C prevents this decrease, leading to a lower risk of developing cataracts.
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