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Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is an essential nutrient which plays important roles in the body. It can improve immunity, lower the risks of developing various types of cancer, improve skin complexion, and increase healthy sperm count and motility as well as aiding in collagen building. Adequate intake of vitamin C is needed to promote health and prevent chronic diseases.
Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin which is sensitive to heat and tends to be lost easily. In addition, insufficient intake of fruits rich in vitamin C would result in deficiency. Hence, supplementation of vitamin C should be taken to replace what is lacking in our diet.
Ultra Vitamin C ComplexTM is a unique formulation using the latest technology to prevent any loss of the nutrient. It is enriched with Acerola and Rose Hips. All the ingredients are derived from natural sources to ensure rapid absorption and utilization.
♦ Rich in Vitamin C, derived from natural sources, incorporated with Acerola Extract and Rose Hips.
♦ An excellent antioxidant which helps to eliminate free radicals, thus enhancing the immune system.
♦ May help to improve skin complexion.
♦ May aid in wound healing and improving male fertility.
♦ An excellent nutrient for common colds and flu for maintenance of health.
1.) Individuals who have unbalanced meals with low fruit and vegetable intakes.
2.) Individuals with poor health and are susceptible
3.) Individuals who wish to have refined-looking skin and good skin tone.
Directions: After Meal
� Take 1 capsule, twice daily.
� Take 2 capsules, three times daily, or as directed by health consultant.
Ultra C-Complex� Amount Per Daily Value Capsule %
Vitamin C is an important antioxidant which helps to eliminate harmful oxidizing agents in the body. Its antioxidant action is two-folded. Firstly, it has been oxidized itself which will then regenerate already-oxidized substances such as iron and copper to their original active form. Secondly, vitamin C removes the damaging oxidizing agent in the process. It protects iron from oxidation in the intestines and enhances iron absorption. It also protects other molecules such as fat-soluble compounds like vitamin A, vitamin E and the polyunsaturated fatty acids in the cells and body fluid from being oxidized.
� Vitamin C�s Role in Protecting Us �
Vitamin C increases the activity of natural killer cells in the immune system to fight against foreign bacteria and viruses. High vitamin C intakes have proved to reduce the severity and duration of colds and allergy symptoms by reducing blood histamine concentrations. In other words, vitamin C acts as an anti-histamine.
In numerous well-controlled studies conducted on individuals with and without cancer, researchers have found that people with high vitamin C intakes had lower risks of many forms of cancer than those with low intakes. This indicates that vitamin C has strong protective effects against cancer.
� Vitamin C�s Role in Collagen Formation�
Vitamin C aids in collagen formation, which enhances wound healing and promotes good complexion. Collagen is the most important protein of the connective tissue which serves as the matrix on which bone is formed, the material of scars and an important component that attaches one cell to another. Vitamin C is capable of reducing bruises and promoting wound healing. Hence, it is used for skin problems such as aging, burns and skin ulcers. Vitamin C also decreases the formation of melanin to promote a fair complexion as well as to reduce UV-induced damage to skin such as freckles.
� Aids in Improving Male Fertility �
Studies have shown that vitamin C assists in the production of healthy and good quality sperms. High dosages of vitamin C supplementation can increase sperm count and motility to prevent getting an abnormal child. Factors such as stress and unhealthy lifestyles like smoking would affect the sperm quality, thus, it is important to include adequate amounts of vitamin C in the diet.
� Other Ingredients in Ultra Vitamin C Complex� �
→ Rose Hips: The fruit of a rose that develop after the petals have fallen. It is the only herb that has the highest amount of Vitamin C (up to 60 times the vitamin C of citrus fruit and contains bioflavonoid which aid in the absorption of Vitamin C. It is especially beneficial for people recovering from an illness, anemic people, feeding and pregnant women.
→ Raspberry: It is used to treat common colds, sore throats, diarrhea, pregnancy and postpartum support. In pregnancy, raspberry is used to help reduce nausea, ease labor and delivery and post-partum recovery. It is also helpful in regulating menstrual period and controlling diarrhea.
Raspberry also acts as an astringent on irritated skin by tightening the top layers of skin or mucous membranes by effectively reducing secretions thus relieving irritation and improving tissue firmness.
→ Rutin: A member of bioflavonoids which is found in many plants, especially the buckwheat plant. It is proved to be especially helpful in preventing recurrent bleeding caused by weakened blood vessels, and has been used in the treatment of hemorrhoids and varicose veins, preventing blood vessel walls from becoming fragile. Thus, it is effective for poor circulation, high blood pressure, varicose veins, and capillary fragility
Rutin is a powerful antioxidant that fights free radicals in the body, thus, reducing the risk of chronic illnesses such as cancer, arteriosclerosis, stroke and etc.
→ Hesperidin Complex: Another bioflavonoid which may help to maintain resistance of capillary walls to permeation and change of pressure and have synergistic antioxidant effects with vitamin C. It may also aid in supporting the proper functioning of capillaries and blood vessels.
→ Acerola: A tropical fruit which has a high concentration of vitamin C, beta-carotene, magnesium, pantothenic acid and potassium. It is rich in flavonoids which help to increase the absorption of Vitamin C. The anti-inflammatory, astringent, arterial stimulant effect is also useful for the liver and renal system; wound healing, asthma and allergies and as a diuretic and heart tonic.
As an astringent, Acerola is a powerful weapon against ringworm and other fungal infections. Its large amounts of vitamin C aids in wound healing. It also wipes away wrinkles and clears up other blemishes caused by aging.