A large percentage of vitamin C tablets on the market are synthetically made ascorbic acid (or variations of). In real food, natural vitamin C complex includes proteins, enzymes, amino acids, carbohydrates, lipids & fatty acids. Wise Owl’s ‘Food State’ Vitamin C with Bioflavonoids is a natural nutritional supplement in a whole food complex, for optimal absorption & utilisation. Vitamin C plays an essential role in the several processes in the body. It is a water-soluble vitamin that dissolves in water & cannot be stored by the body. Excess amounts of vitamin C are eliminated in urine so must be replaced every day in our diet to provide a continuous supply.
Fruits are the most common source of vitamin C (oranges and orange juice), with citrus fruits being the most well-known. Other foods high in vitamin C include strawberries, broccoli and brussels sprouts.
Bioflavonoids are commonly found in the rind of limes, in rose hips and blackcurrants. They have been widely used in alternative medicine to enhance vitamin C, support good circulation and reduce inflammation.
Yes. It is a water soluble vitamin that is carried to the body’s tissues but not stored in the body, therefore it is required in food or supplement form.
Vitamin C is an essential component of our diet, a lack of vitamin C can lead to scurvy. Symptoms of scurvy include easy bruising, bleeding and joint pain.