Thompsons Ultra C assists the body's immune system.
The primary function of Vitamin C is in the manufacture of collagen. Collagen is a protein and part of connective tissue, cartilage and tendons that hold the body together, making Vitamin C useful for repairing wounds, preventing bruising and keeping gums healthy. In addition to its role in collagen metabolism, Vitamin C is also critical to immune function, the manufacture of certain nerve transmitting substances and hormones, and the absorption and use of other nutritional factors.
Vitamin C affects immune function by enhancing white blood cell activity and increasing interferon levels and antibody responses. During times of chemical, emotional, physical or psychological stress, the urinary system excretes Vitamin C in significant amounts, thereby increasing the body s need for this vitamin. Vitamin C is the first line antioxidant protection, making it one of our most important antioxidant nutrients.
Thompson s Ultra C supplies Vitamin C in the advanced Poly-ascorbate form. This state-of-the-art process has distinct advantages over ordinary Vitamin C. Firstly, better absorption, due to the bonding of Vitamin C to mineral ascorbates, and Ultra C is gentler on the stomach than other Vitamin C complexes that use highly acidic ascorbic acid (pH 2.4). Often an increase in Vitamin C causes an increase in the excretion of the minerals Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium and Zinc, Ultra C protects against mineral loss by supplying minerals actually bonded to Vitamin C.
Ultra C also provides the valuable cofactors Bioflavonoids, Rosehips and Zinc to further enhance the action of the complex.
Ultra C is a sustained release formulation to supply consistent amounts throughout the day.Vitamin C benefits the body in numerous ways, boosting immunity, guarding against pollution, cigarette smoke and stress, enhancing wound repair as well as reducing the risk of cataracts. Vitamin C may assist with the treatment of colds by reducing the severity and duration of symptoms. It may also assist in the relief of hayfever and allergies.
A safe recommendation during pregnancy is 500mg daily.
What else should I know?
Calcium Ascorbate Dilhydrate 983.6 mg
equiv. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 812 mg
Magnesium Ascorbate 145 mg
equiv. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 130 mg
Potassium Ascorbate 82 mg
equiv. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 58 mg
Total Asorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 1000mg
Zinc (as Sulphate Monohydrate) 1 mg
Citrus Bioflavonoids extract 60 mg
Rosa Canina (Rosehip) fruit 20 mg
The dose of Ultra C is Adults - One tablet a day (with food), or as professionally prescribed.
None known. Studies do not support the existence of rebound scurvy with sudden cessation or after pregnancy.
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