Vitamin C is a powerful vitamin with infection-fighting properties, playing a large role in immune system function. Vitamin C is crucial for the formation of collagen, making this vitamin very important for wound repair, healthy gums, strong bones and teeth, and in the prevention of bruising.
As a powerful antioxidant, it protects the aqueous areas of the body (including the blood, intracellular fluid and interstitial fluid) from free radicals. Because it is a water-soluble vitamin, the body cannot store vitamin C, making regular supplementation vital.
This vitamin C formula is buffered with calcium and recommended for individuals who experience gastrointestinal discomfort with supplementation of vitamin C. It can be taken therapeutically at higher daily doses without gastrointestinal side effects.
Natural Factors Vitamin C Calcium Ascorbate is in crystal form, with 1000 mg of vitamin C per Â¼ teaspoon dosage. This high vitamin C formula is easily dissolved in liquid and therefore offers optimal absorption and assimilation within the body. The crystals are free of artificial colours, preservatives and sweeteners, is suitable for vegetarian and vegans, and is free from GMOs.