Buffered Vitamin C
How Important Is Vitamin C
- Vitamin C is so important to staying healthy that most members of the animal kingdom make it inside their bodies. Only a few animals were deemed capable enough (or smart enough) by nature, to be able to consistently eat foods that are high in Vitamin C (and therefore not need to make it inside themselves to protect themselves from health destructive factors in and around them). In case you're wondering, fruit bats, guinea pigs, primate monkeys and humans are the only ones that do not make Vitamin C inside their bodies, but must eat it. All the rest of the animal kingdom make Vitamin C internally in order to protect themselves from pathogens, free radicals and toxins.
- Interestingly, and going along with how essential, Vitamin C is to life, a decline in the production of Vitamin C corresponds to aging or decline in function of the body. A primary consideration for anti-aging, therefore, is keeping Vitamin C levels high. Keeping Vitamin C levels high is also a primary consideration for maintaining normal blood sugar levels. Unfortunately, many people are not eating many Vitamin C rich foods regularly and, thus, are losing their health, quality of life and longevity as a result.
- To reiterate, science has proven that lack of Vitamin C correlates to hastened aging, increased blood sugar, lack of collagen, increased levels of lung disorders, eye problems, and much more. Plainly — lack of Vitamin C can make you less healthy, sick or dead.
- Vitamin C (ascorbic acid and its associated mineral ascorbates and bioflavonoids) is a key antioxidant, protecting cells throughout the body from free radical damage and glycation damage. It plays an integral role in the production of cellular energy, and is essential for the proper metabolism of carbohydrates and the synthesis of fats and proteins. Vitamin C also helps break down cholesterol, promotes wound healing, and helps maintain healthy immune function. Our Buffered Vitamin includes a mixture of naturally-occurring flavonoids, including rutin, hesperidin, and quercetin. Although ascorbic acid will work in the body without flavonoids, it works much better when accompanied by flavonoid molecules, because the bioflavonoids spare vitamin C, thus providing greater antioxidant capacity.
- Vitamin C is an essential, water-soluble antioxidant that can enhance collagen stabilization. A vitamin C deficiency can result in poor collagen cross-linkage and weaker connective tissue. Vitamin C promotes wound healing because it is a cofactor in the synthesis of collagen and other connective tissue components.
- Because bioflavonoids have some of the same mechanisms of action as ascorbic acid, they can potentiate the effect of ascorbic acid.* Vitamin C and bioflavonoids both support immune function, connective tissue formation, cellular energy production, and antioxidant activity.* Factors dictating a need for higher vitamin C intake include smoking, alcohol ingestion, stress, diabetes, environmental toxicity, and the use of certain medications.
- Vitamin C also serves as a cofactor in the synthesis of important neurotransmitters in the body, such as dopamine and nor epinephrine.
Optimal Doses of Vitamin C
- Renowned Vitamin C proponent Dr. Linus Pauling recommended 2,000 mg to 10,000 mg daily. The FDA recommends 90 mg daily. Wolves and cats, which make Vitamin C within their own bodies, make an amount that is equivalent to about 5,000 mg for an adult male. Studies show that persons who consume two thousand milligrams or more of Vitamin C daily have virtually no arterial calcification. So, the higher numbers of Vitamin C may be optimal (rather than the FDA's recommendation, which is just sufficient to avoid serious disorders in the present tense, not looking forward to longevity).
- Even though Vitamin C is essential to health, many people don't consume it because the acidic nature of Vitamin C can irritate sensitive stomachs.
- With our buffered Vitamin C, anyone can get an optimum amount of Vitamin C with virtually no fear of stomach sensitivity issues.
How Much Vitamin C is in a Capsule of Buffered Vitamin C?
- 500 mg per capsule.
In our opinion, 500 mg daily is a minimum amount for good health, and 1,500 mg or more daily is a much better amount. Thankfully, with its buffered nature, one can consume many capsules daily of our Buffered Vitamin C with virtually no concern for stomach sensitivity. Each bottle contains 90 capsules, enough to take three capsules per day for a month.
What Are the Ingredients in Buffered Vitamin C?
- Vitamin C (as Calcium Threonate/Calcium Ascorbate Complex). This form of Vitamin C is well assimilated, releasing a small amount of calcium that buffers the stomach linings, Threonate is an active metabolite of Vitamin C and stimulates the uptake of Ascorbate (Vitamin C). This is an exciting form of Vitamin C due to its virtual complete assimilation.
- Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex: Hesperidin, Rutin, Quercetin. These other natural Vitamin C bioflavonoids additionally buffer the stomach from any sensitivity to Vitamin C ascorbate. They are powerful antioxidants and potentiate the effect of the ascorbate.
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