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Douglas Laboratories - Orange-Chew - 100 Chewable Tablets

Douglas Laboratories - Orange-Chew - 100 Chewable Tablets
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500 mg chewable tablets*
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Douglas Laboratories - Orange-Chew

Vitamin C - 500 mg

No Preservatives or Flavoring - 100 Chewable Tablets

Douglas Laboratories Orange-Chew contains vitamin C buffered with ascorbate and flavored with natural orange and fructose.

Orange-Chew Functions

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. It also participates in the biosynthesis of carnitine, serotonin, and certain neurotransmitters, including norepinephrine.

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 have clinical significance in providing protection from free radical damage to the eyes, lungs, blood and the immune system.

Vitamin C is absorbed in the small intestine by a sodium-dependent transport process that is intake dependent. At normal dietary intakes of 60 to 100 mg, up to 80 or 90% of the vitamin C is absorbed. At higher intakes, absorption becomes less efficient. Absorption efficiency and vitamin C utilization may be greatly enhanced during conditions of physiological stress, such as trauma or infection. Maximal absorption is attained by the ingestion of several doses spaced throughout the day rather than in one, larger dose.

Orange-Chew Indications

Orange-Chew 500mg may be a useful dietary supplement for those who wish to increase their daily intake of this important antioxidant vitamin in a pleasant tasting chewable form.

SIDE EFFECTS: No adverse effects have been reported.

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Additional Information
SKU DouglasLabs-201253-100X-7928
Directions

Directions: Adults take 1 tablet daily or as directed by a healthcare professional.

Storage: Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.

Ingredients
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Chewable Tablet
Servings per Container: 100
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 2
Carbohydrates 1 g <1%†
Sugars 0.5 g *
Sugar Alcohol (as erythritol) 0.5 g *
Sodium (from sodium ascorbate) 50 mg 2%†
Vitamin C (buffered with ascorbates) 500 mg 833%
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Fructose, erythritol, cellulose, natural orange flavor, natural vanilla flavor, silica and vegetable stearate.

No yeast, wheat, gluten, soy protein, milk/dairy, corn, starch, artificial coloring, preservatives or flavoring.
UPC Code 310539037928
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