Crystalized Vitamin C
Crystalized Vitamin C contains 100% pure, vitamin C (ascorbic acid) in a powder form. Vitamin C is among the most powerful antioxidants in humans and animals. It is a water-soluble, chainbreaking antioxidant that reacts directly with superoxide, hydroxyl radicals, and singlet oxygen. Laboratory studies show that Vitamin C completely protects lipids in plasma and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) against atherogenic peroxidative damage. In addition, Vitamin C interacts with glutathione and alpha-lipoic acid, and regenerates Vitamin E. The antioxidant functions of Vitamin C appear to provide protection from free radical damage to the eyes, lungs, blood and the immune system.
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) has numerous biological functions. Foremost, it is essential for the synthesis of collagen and glycosaminoglycans which are the building materials of all connective tissues, such as skin, blood vessels, tendons, joint cartilage and bone. Vitamin C is the required coenzyme for two groups of enzymes that catalyze the crosslinking of collagen fibers-lysyl hydroxylases and prolyl hydroxylases. As such, Vitamin C is essential for normal wound healing and capillary health.
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