26 Reasons Why You Might Need to Supplement with Vitamin C

9882 Vitamin C Powder
9882 Vitamin C Powder

Here is an A-Z of why Vitamin C is good for you.

Vitamin C PowderAnaemia – vitamin C aids the absorption of iron whilst protecting red blood cells from oxidative damage

Bacterial and Viral Infections – vitamin C supports white blood cell production, antibody production and the secretion of interferon – a potent antiviral agent

Cataracts – vitamin C concentrates in the eye where it acts as an antioxidant preventing the damage which causes cataracts and age related macular degeneration

Diabetic Complications – it appears that vitamin C encourages the body to utilise more glucose,

Environmental Allergies and Asthma – vitamin C is shown to stabilise the cells which release histamine the inflammatory molecule responsible for hay fever, hives, allergies and allergic coughs

Flu – vitamin C supports the production of interferon, the body’s own antiviral chemical shown to kill off the viruses which may cause the flu

Gout – vitamin C facilitates the excretion of uric acid, the crystal responsible for gout

High Cholesterol and Triglycerides – vitamin C may improve the body’s utilization of cholesterol and catalyse the conversion of LDL to HDL. It may also reduce serum triglycerides.

Insulin Resistance – vitamin C helps to reduce insulin resistance by reducing blood glucose

Joint Problems – vitamin C is required for the production of collagen, a key component of cartilage, the tissue which cushions the joints

Kissing Disease –
in very high doses, vitamin C reduces the duration of symptoms of glandular fever and reduces the likelihood of developing post viral fatigue

Liver Function – vitamin C supports liver function and reduces the risk of damage associated with nicotine and alcohol

Muscle Pain – vitamin C may alleviate the muscle pain and weakness associated with intense exercise and advanced age

Nicotine Withdrawal – vitamin C may counteract some of the toxic effects associated with tobacco smoking and may reduce the craving for tobacco in persons attempting to quit smoking

Osteoporosis – vitamin C improves the tensile strength of bone by increasing the production of collagen – the scaffolding of bone

Pregnancy – vitamin C improves fertility in both men and women, helps to reduce the risk of miscarriage and preeclampsia, and needs for vitamin C are increased significantly during pregnancy

Quench Free Radicals – vitamin C is the best water soluble antioxidant, having the ability to quench free radicals and protect the body’s cells from free radical damage

Respiratory Infections – vitamin C reduces the prevalence, severity and duration of respiratory tract infections

Stress – vitamin C protects the body against the toxic effects of stress by moderating the production of cortisol by the adrenal glands

Toxin Removal – vitamin C facilitates the excretion of aluminium, arsenic, lead and cadmium and counteracts the toxicity associated with fluoride and copper

Ulcers – vitamin C , both internally and topically speeds the healing of skin ulcers and bedsores

Viral Hepatitis – vitamin C may help to both prevent and reduce the ill effects of viral hepatitis

Wounds – vitamin C accelerates the healing of all wounds

X-Rays – vitamin C inhibits the ability of X – rays to damage chromosomes and cause cell mutations

Y-Not Supplement with Vitamin C? – it supports the whole body’s health and vitality

Zing! – vitamin C provides a feeling of energy and reduces feelings of fatigue, primarily by facilitating the production of thyroid hormone and adrenalin