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Integrative Therapeutics - Buffered Vitamin C - 60 Capsules

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Douglas Laboratories - Vitamin C Crystals

Pure Ascorbic Acid

No Corn or Soy Protein - 226 grams

Douglas Labs Vitamin C Crystals contains 100% pure vitamin C (ascorbic acid) in a powder.

Vitamin C Crystals 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.

Vitamin C 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 doses.

Vitamin C Crystals INDICATIONS

Vitamin C Crystals may be a useful dietary supplement for those who wish to increase their daily intake of this important antioxidant vitamin.

SIDE EFFECTS: No adverse side effects have been reported.

This product contains NO yeast, wheat, gluten, soy protein, milk/dairy, corn, sugar, starch, artificial coloring, preservatives or flavoring.

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving %DV
Total Carbohydrate 1 g <1%†
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 1 g 1,667%
Calcium (as calcium carbonate) 20 mg 2%
Magnesium (as magnesium carbonate) 12 mg 3%
†Based on 2000 calorie diet.

Other Ingredients: vegetable capsule (modified cellulose), and ascorbyl palmitate.

No artificial coloring, artificial flavoring, corn, dairy products, gluten, ingredients of animal origin, preservatives, salt, soy, sugar, wheat or yeast.
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SKUIntegrative-216006-3354
UPC Code871791003354
Ingredients
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving %DV
Total Carbohydrate 1 g <1%†
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 1 g 1,667%
Calcium (as calcium carbonate) 20 mg 2%
Magnesium (as magnesium carbonate) 12 mg 3%
†Based on 2000 calorie diet.

Other Ingredients: vegetable capsule (modified cellulose), and ascorbyl palmitate.

No artificial coloring, artificial flavoring, corn, dairy products, gluten, ingredients of animal origin, preservatives, salt, soy, sugar, wheat or yeast.
Directions

Directions: Take 1 capsule daily, or as recommended by your healthcare professional.

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