Vitamin C

Why do I need Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that has a number of important biological functions. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for humans, but unlike most other mammals, humans are unable to make their own Vitamin C internally. Vitamin C also offers antioxidant benefits.

Vitamin C is known to perform many critical functions within the body involving detoxification, tissue building, immune enhancement, pain control, and controlling or killing pathogenic organisms. It is known to be helpful for wound and bone healing, healthy skin and eyes, fighting infections, stress control, toxic exposure, and repairing damaged tissues. Taking adequate amounts of Vitamin C may help prevent a wide range of disease states.

The most important function of Vitamin C is in the production of collagen. Collagen is the most common substance in the body. It is the main component of the connective tissue of our bodies. Connective tissue gives form to our bodies and supports our organs. Scurvy, the disease caused by a chronic deficiency of Vitamin C, is actually the inability of the body to produce collagen.

Vitamin C is necessary for metabolism. Vitamin C is needed for the production of the neurotransmitter substances dopamine and epinephrine; the stress hormones. Vitamin C helps thyroid hormone production. This hormone-supplementing role of Vitamin C makes it important to the nervous system to help it manage stress, reduce fatigue and slow metabolism. This attribute makes Vitamin C important for anti-aging and life extension treatments.

Cholesterol and Metabolism
Vitamin C also helps in cholesterol metabolism. Vitamin C is important for the function of the immune system. It has been shown to activate neutrophils, the predominant white blood cells that work against invading pathogens. Vitamin C stimulates the production of lymphocytes, the white blood cells that are of primary importance to the immune system. Vitamin C stimulates interferon production, which causes the immune system to respond to viral invaders.

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C-1000, with Rose Hips & Bioflavonoids, 250 Tablets - Now Foods
C-Complex Powder - 8 oz (227 g) - Now Foods
C-Max 1500 mg 90 tablets - Douglas Labs
Ester-C & Flavonoids 90 veg caps - Pure Encapsulations - currently out of stock with manufacturer
Ester-C Plus 100 Capsules - Douglas Labs
Ester-C® 500mg -100 Caps - Klaire Labs- SOI**
Ester-C® 650mg, 90 tabs - Lamberts
ESTER-C® Bio 100 Caps - Klaire Labs / ProThera
Fizzy C - 20 Tablets - Higher Nature
Gentle Vitamin C 500mg, 100 tabs - Lamberts
HistX - Liposomal Vitamin C (Quali-C) and Quercetin - 250ml - Lipolife
Immu-POW - Liposomal Vitamins C and D3 - 250ml - Lipolife
Lipolife Gold - formulated with Quali-C - Liposomal Vitamin C - 2 x 250ml  - Double Pack
£69.98 £62.98
Lipolife Gold - formulated with Quali-C - Liposomal Vitamin C - 250ml - Lipolife
Lipolife Gold - Liposomal Vitamin C - 250ml and Vitamin C Test Strips - Saver Pack
£48.98 £44.08
Lipolife Gold SF - formulated with Quali-C and Sunflower Lecithin - Liposomal Vitamin C - 250ml - Lipolife
Lipolife Gold SF - formulated with Quali-C and Sunflower lecithin - Liposomal Vitamin C - 30 individual sachets - Lipolife - currently out of stock
Liposomal Vitamin C and Liposomal Glutathione - Sachet Saver Pack - Lipolife - currently out of stock with manufacturer
£98.98 £49.99
Magnesium Ascorbate, 8 oz (226.8 g) - Source Naturals - Out of stock
Magnesium Ascorbate, 8 oz (227 g) - Now Foods
Multi-Element Buffered C powder - 250 grams - Klaire Labs - SOI**
Natural C (1000 mg) - 250 Tablets - Douglas Labs
Natural C 1000mg 100 Tablets - Douglas Labs
Optimal Liposomal Vitamin C - 5 ounce - Seeking Health
Optimal Liposomal Vitamin C Plus, 30 Servings - Seeking Health