Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, has several important functions.
- helping to protect cells and keeping them healthy
- maintaining healthy skin, blood vessels, bones and cartilage
- helping with wound healing
Lack of vitamin C can lead to scurvy.
Good sources of vitamin C
Vitamin C is found in a wide variety of fruit and vegetables.
Good sources include:
- citrus fruit, such as oranges and orange juice
- brussels sprouts
How much vitamin C do I need?
Adults aged 19 to 64 need 40mg of vitamin C a day.
You should be able to get all the vitamin C you need from your daily diet.
Vitamin C cannot be stored in the body, so you need it in your diet every day.
What happens if I take too much vitamin C?
Taking large amounts (more than 1,000mg per day) of vitamin C can cause:
- stomach pain
These symptoms should disappear once you stop taking vitamin C supplements.
What does the Department of Health and Social Care advise?
You should be able to get all the vitamin C you need by eating a varied and balanced diet.
If you take vitamin C supplements, do not take too much as this could be harmful.
Taking less than 1,000mg of vitamin C supplements a day is unlikely to cause any harm.
OTHER VITAMIN C BENEFITS
PROVEN IMMUNITY BOOSTER
Vitamin-C strengthens your body’s natural defences. It helps the white blood cells to function effectively and guard our bodies against potentially harmful molecules. Wounds wont stay longer with Vitamin-C bolstering our skin defence mechanism.
GYM GYNIE AND MUSCLE CARE
Bodybuilding and Intense workout results in muscle soreness and fatigue. Daily Vitamin-C consumption have been proven to reduce muscle soreness and bring back your balance. In addition, it also contributes in the creation of balanced hormonal state of body.
PIGMENTATION FREE GLOWING SKIN
Bid adieu to that hyper-pigmentation with a miraculous acid in Vitamin-C i.e. L-ascorbic acid. Blotchiness and discolouration will transform to glow & perfect sheen. Vitamin-C’s antioxidant properties helps in our skin’s natural regeneration process.
VISION ENHANCEMENT POTENCY
Eucee vitamin c helps you maintain connective tissues including collagen found in cornea of eyes by supporting optimum blood flow to vessels. Vitamin-C enriched EUCEE in optimum amount extends the proper functioning of retinal cells.
TEETH AND GUM PROTECTION LIKE NO OTHER
Vitamin-C prevents your teeth from loosening and strengthens your gums giving you the perfect mouth health. Eucee’s vitamin-c enriched tablets will guard your teeth and maintain that sparkling smile.
HEALTHY HEART TO KEEP YOU GOING
Don’t hamper your efficiency at work or home due to high B.P. or bad cholesterol level. Regularize your heart’s efficiency and cholesterol with optimum consumption of Vitamin-C.