Vi­ta­min C that is gen­tle on the stom­ach

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - Body, Mind & Soul - Wellness -

VI­TA­MIN C (ascor­bic acid) is an es­sen­tial, wa­ter-sol­u­ble nu­tri­ent that can­not be stored in the body. As hu­mans can­not make vi­ta­min C on their own, daily di­etary in­take is im­por­tant to en­sure op­ti­mal cel­lu­lar func­tion, growth and de­vel­op­ment.

Among the most recog­nised ben­e­fits of vi­ta­min C is in pro­mot­ing the body’s im­mune sys­tem. Vi­ta­min C is a po­tent an­tiox­i­dant that blocks some of the dam­age caused by free rad­i­cals – sub­stances that dam­age DNA. The build-up of free rad­i­cals over time may con­trib­ute to the age­ing process and the de­vel­op­ment of health con­di­tions.

In ad­di­tion, vi­ta­min C is an es­sen­tial com­po­nent for the body to make col­la­gen and elastin, which is a part of nor­mal car­ti­lage.

The North Amer­i­can Di­etary Ref­er­ence In­take rec­om­mends an in­take of 90mg per day and no more than two grams (2,000mg) of vi­ta­min C per day.

A bal­anced diet without sup­ple­men­ta­tion usu­ally con­tains enough vi­ta­min C to pre­vent scurvy in an av­er­age healthy adult. How­ever, peo­ple who do not have a diet rich in vi­ta­min C, who are preg­nant, smoke to­bacco or are un­der stress may re­quire a sup­ple­ment. *pH neu­tral

Most vi­ta­min C sup­ple­ments are in the form of ascor­bic acid, but many peo­ple suf­fer stom­ach dis­com­fort with the acidic form of vi­ta­min C.

Nutri­forte Non-Acidic Vi­ta­min C 1,000mg is made from cal­cium ascor­bate, mak­ing it pH neu­tral and gen­tle on the stom­ach.

When cal­cium, mag­ne­sium or potas­sium min­eral salts, known in chem­istry as “bases”, are com­bined with ascor­bic acid, a sub­stance that re­sists changes in pH re­sults.

There­fore, buffered vi­ta­min C helps main­tain your body’s pH bal­ance, which makes it gen­tle on your stom­ach and de­creases your risk of gas­troin­testi­nal dis­com­fort.

Added min­er­als such as cal­cium pro­mote strong bones, teeth and lig­a­ments.

Nutri­forte Non-Acidic Vi­ta­min C also con­tains nat­u­ral bioflavonoids, which in­crease the ben­e­fi­cial ef­fect of vi­ta­min C by pre­vent­ing it from be­ing de­stroyed by ox­i­da­tion in the body.

These bioflavonoids also work syn­er­gis­ti­cally to in­crease the ab­sorp­tion of vi­ta­min C in the body.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Phar­maforte (M) Sdn Bhd at 03-7803 6998.

KKLIU No.0109/2015

Nutri­forte Non-Acidic Vi­ta­min C 1000mg is made from cal­cium ascor­bate, mak­ing it pH neu­tral and gen­tle on the stom­ach.

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