Health Benefits at a Glance:
Vitamin C and ultra-absorbable quercetin found in Vitamin C and Bio-Quercetin Phytosome brings a shot of Vitamin C into the body, which it can’t provide by itself. These compounds can help protect your body from oxidative stress, promote collagen formation, promote healthy immune function and iron absorption. Vitamin C´s biological activity is complemented by the an easy absorbable form of quercetin. Vitamin C and bioflavonoids such as quercetin often occur together in healthy foods.
Why it Works:
Vitamin C’s health benefits are well known to nutritional researchers but at the same time it is an essential nutrient, meaning humans can’t create it internally. This means that we must get all of our vitamin C from our diet and supplements. Vitamin C and Bio-Quercetin Phytosome´s unique formulation combines high-quality vitamin C with the antioxidant quercetin which complements vitamin C´s activity in supporting whole body health.
In this formula, quercetin has been combined with a phospholipid-based delivery system called phytosome which makes it up to 50 times more absorbable and more easy to use for the body, compared with conventional quercetin.
The Science Behind the Product:
Research has been done on vitamin C and it has shown that vitamin C can be a powerful antioxidant [3-10]. It can scavenge free radicals, can provide protection from oxidative stress [3-10]. Vitamin C can also stimulate iron absorption [12,13]. Furthermore, it can also participate in the formation of collagen that supports arterial walls, skin, bones and teeth [6-8]. Vitamin C also plays a role in protection against environmental and physical stresses such as ingestion of heavy metals [13-18], cigarette smoking [19-22], compromised immunity [23-30] and extreme temperatures [18,31-33].
There is a scientific evidence that specialized compounds in fruits and vegetables provide critical protection against free radical assault . Quercetin is a bioflavonoid found in grape skins, onions, apples, buckwheat and other food sources.
Quercetin has a long tradition of use relieving the effects of seasonal immune challenges, and has been shown in clinical trials to encourage a healthy immune response in physically fit adults.35,36 Quercetin helps inhibit oxidative stress and inflammation.37,38 Quercetin also promotes both cardiovascular and endothelial health and helps maintain healthy blood pressure already within the normal range.39-44
How to Use:
- Take one (1) tablet daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Serving Size 1 vegetarian tablet
Amount Per Serving:
|Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)||1000 mg|
|(providing 5 mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])||15 mg|
Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, coating (hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin).
Dosage and Use:
Take one (1) tablet daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not exceed recommended dose.
Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
If you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating, please consult your medical practitioner first.
A food supplement should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
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