Health Benefits at a Glance:
Buffered Vitamin C powder contains the essential Vitamin C nutrient which can help reduce oxidative stress, support collagen formation, promote iron absorption and support the immune system. Simultaneously Buffered Vitamin C also contains the essential minerals calcium, magnesium, zinc and potassium to produce a reduced-acid solution that is non-irritating to the stomach and intestinal lining.
Why it Works:
Vitamin C is an essential mineral that the body cannot produce, and is required at higher-than-normal levels during times of stress [1-4]. Vitamin C is a white, crystalline, water-soluble substance found in citrus fruits. As an antioxidant, vitamin C can scavenge free radicals in the body and helps protect tissues from oxidative stress as well as support the immune system [5-12]. Vitamin C also promotes the absorption of iron, while inhibiting its oxidation in the body [13,14]. Furthermore, Vitamin C is a vital cofactor to the formation of collagen, the connective tissue that supports arterial walls, skin, bones, and teeth [8-10]. It can also help aid physical stresses on the body such as ingestion of heavy metals [15-20] cigarette smoking [21-24] and extreme temperatures [25-30] also signal the need for increased vitamin C intake .
Vitamin C Powder contains four buffering minerals, in addition to ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) which promotes whole-body health. When mixed with water, Buffered Vitamin C powder produces a reduced-acid solution that is non-irritating to the stomach and intestinal lining. The minerals make this solution a more pleasant-tasting and healthful drink. The substances used in this product make it effervesce for a short while when mixed with water.
The Science Behind the Product:
The human body does not produce vitamin C which must be received from foods and supplements . Vitamin C levels may drop during stress situations , why higher vitamin C intake can be necessary during times of stress [1-4]. A lack of vitamin C has been linked to duration of colds along with immune system problems . A lack of vitamin C can broadly affect various key aspects of maintaining a proper immune function .
Studies suggest that vitamin C is crucial for normal formation of bone proteins. And it also shows that intake of the vitamin C plays a role in preventing bone loss .
How to Use:
When mixed with water, the substances used in this product give bubbles off for a short while.
Food Supplement454 g
Serving Size: 1 rounded teaspoon (approximately 5.4 g)
Servings Per Container about 84
Amount Per Serving:% RI
|Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)||4000 mg||5000|
|Calcium (as calcium carbonate)||145 mg||18|
|Magnesium (as magnesium carbonate)||55 mg||15|
|Zinc (as zinc gluconate)||2 mg||20|
|Potassium (as potassium carbonate)||365 mg||18|
RI = EU Reference Intake, * no RI available.
Ingredients: Ascorbic acid, calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, zinc gluconate, potassium carbonate.
Dosage and use:
Mix one (1) teaspoon of Buffered Vitamin C Powder into a glass of water.
Wait for the fizz to stop before consuming. The minerals buffer out normally acidic vitamin C to make a pleasant tasting drink.
To ensure product consistency store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.
This product may cause diarrhoea, if taken in high doses, especially on an empty stomach. For optimal benefits, begin with low doses during meals and gradually increase it.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not exceed recommended dose.
Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
If you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating, please consult with your medical practitioner first.
A food supplement should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store tightly closed in a cool and dry place.