Vitamin C 500mg is a food supplement in vegetable capsules made from L-ascorbic acid as a form of vitamin C, and a 12:1 extract of Citrus aurantium L. standardized to 60% bioflavonoids
Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, essential from a nutritional point of view.
Vitamin C is a nutrient much sought after by the sports population.
Because vitamin C contributes to maintaining the normal function of the immune system during and after intense physical exercise.
In addition, vitamin C acts on two aspects of importance in sportsmen, as they are possible constraints on their physical performance:
1 - Vitamin C contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue,
2 - Vitamin C contributes to the normal formation of collagen for the normal function of bones and cartilage.
Vitamin C contributes to the maintenance of normal energy metabolism, the normal functioning of the nervous system, normal psychological function, the normal function of the immune system and assists in the protection of cells against oxidative stress. In addition, vitamin C contributes to the regeneration of the reduced form of vitamin E and increases iron absorption.
In addition, vitamin C contributes to the regeneration of the reduced form of vitamin E and increases iron absorption.
Bitter orange citrus bioflavonoids are polyphenolic substances naturally present in fruits and vegetables. There are subgroups of flavonones, flavonols, flavan-3-ols, chalcones, isoflavones and anthocyanins (EFSA, 2011).
The 12:1 extract refers to the concentration ratio of the plant extract, in this case 12 times higher than the original fruit, allowing the plant constituents to be condensed into small amounts that can be encapsulated.
The extract used was also normalized to 60% of bioflavonoids, in a way that guarantees the established presence of this amount of botanical compounds in the product.
Each Vitamin C 500mg capsule contains 200mg of bioflavonoids.
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C), bitter orange extract (12:1, from Citrus aurantium fruit, 60% citrus bioflavonoids), vegetable capsule [glazing agent (hydroxypropylmethylcellulose)], anti-caking agent (magnesium salts of fatty acids).
Store in a cool (below 25°C), dry and dark place.
Do not exceed the expressly recommended daily dose.
Keep out of reach of younger children.
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a balanced diet.