Nutricology Pure Vitamin C ascorbic acid capsules
Vitamin C is the bodys most important water-soluble antioxidant nutrient and is involved in a wide variety of biochemical reactions throughout the body. Included in its functions is the synthesis of collagen the basis of connective tissues found in virtually every cell of the body.
This pure Vitamin C ascorbic acid in unbuffed form, and may be preferred by sensitive individuals who tolerate its mild acidity. Vitamin C or L-ascorbic acid or L-ascorbate is an essential nutrient for humans and certain other animal species, in which it functions as a vitamin. In living organisms, ascorbate is an antioxidant, since it protects the body against oxidative stress. It is also a cofactor in at least eight enzymatic reactions, including several collagen synthesis reactions that cause the most severe symptoms of scurvy when they are dysfunctional. These reactions are especially important in wound-healing and in preventing bleeding from capillaries. Ascorbate (an ion of ascorbic acid) is required for a range of essential metabolic reactions in all animals and plants. Deficiency in this vitamin causes the disease scurvy in humans.
*Note: Variations in color may occur. Keep refrigerated whenever possible, tightly capped.
As a dietary supplement, 1 or 2 capsules with each meal, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
This nutrient is of the highest quality and purity obtainable, and does not contain preservatives, diluents, or artificial additives. Keep in a cool, dry place, tightly capped.
Shipping Weight : 0.50 lb