Nutrition Advanced



Vitamin C is a very important nutrient we need to consume on a daily basis. It is essential for the proper functioning of many aspects of our health including:

The maintenance of the immune system, ensuring it functions properly, especially during and after intense physical exercise
The protection of all cells from the potential damage of oxidative stress
It is also integral in the regeneration, or the “recycling” of vitamin E
The reduction of tiredness and fatigue
Our normal psychological function
It is also essential for our nervous system to function properly
Vitamin C is a crucial component of ALL collagen formation in the body. Collagen is the main structural protein found in skin and other connective tissue in the body.

Therefore, as vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation it is needed for:

The normal function of blood vessels
The normal function of cartilage (ligaments, tendons, joints)
The normal function of skin, teeth, gums and bones

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