The isolated Vitamin C found in ordinary supplements is rapidly lost from the body, but True Food C sustains Vitamin C levels in the blood for well over 8 hours, and has a much greater antioxidant power than regular Vitamin C supplements.
As a guide, one tablet of True Food C replaces a standard 1000mg isolated source of Vitamin C.
About Vitamin C: Vitamin C is required for the support and maintenance of tissues in all parts of your body, it is one of the most fundamentally important nutrients for humans as we cannot synthesise it ourselves. It is necessary for the healthy natural formation of collagen, an important protein used to make skin, scar tissue, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels. Vitamin C is essential for the supporting the body and for the maintenance of cartilage, bones, and teeth.
Vitamin C is an Antioxidant
Vitamin C is one of many antioxidants. Vitamin E and beta-carotene are two other well-known antioxidants. Antioxidants are nutrients that help support and maintain health and help maintain a youthful appearance.
Sufficient Vitamin C intake can help support and maintain: Healthy hair, skin and nails.
Healthy teeth and gums. Proper immune function. Healthy muscles and joints. A healthy heart and cardiovascular system. The body does not manufacture vitamin C on its own, nor does it store it. It is therefore important to include plenty of vitamin C containing foods in your daily diet or as a supplement for guaranteed, measurable, dosage.
Because of the way the True Food products are made and absorbed in the body they do not have to be attached to a carrier. The body sees the True Food products as food which means there are many more opportunities (i.e. receptor sites) for absorption in the digestive tract than there are for regular supplements.
True Food nutrients also contain B vitamins, betaglucans,