We all know we’re supposed to get plenty of Vitamin C, it boosts immunity by helping white blood cells function better and keeps us from getting colds and flu. But what else does Vitamin C do?
FACTS ABOUT VITAMIN C YOU MAY NOT KNOW
ANTI-AGING BENEFITS THAT MAY OCCUR:
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants stop free radicals from causing damage inside your body. When your body and cells experience more damage, it accelerates the process of aging.
Wrinkles – Vitamin C helps in producing collagen. 70% of all protein found in your skin is collagen and collagen is responsible for maintaining the elasticity of your skin and keeping it looking young and fresh.
Age Spots:? Studies have shown that vitamin C may help suppress melanin production to prevent dark spots and patches.
Dementia: As we age, we all fear dementia or worse, Alzheimer’s disease. Studies have shown that low levels of Vitamin C have been linked to an impaired ability to think and remember. And, several studies have shown that people with dementia have lower levels of Vitamin C in their blood. Oxidative stress and inflammation near the brain, spine, and nerves can increase the risk of dementia.
Bone Density: Vitamin C plays an essential role in bone development. As we age, people lose bone mass density, especially women after menopause. Vitamin C increases bone density and can help speed up the recovery process in fractures and prevent osteoporosis.
Individuals who experience hip fractures are known to have low ascorbic acid levels. For women who smoke or have had hormone replacement therapy, taking vitamin C has also been proven to improve bone density. According to some doctors, individuals with high vitamin C intake had the least bone density loss in the hip.
Oral Health: You probably think calcium is the only nutrient you need for healthy gums and teeth. Vitamin C is actually an essential nutrient that helps the lining of the gums stay healthy. If you’ve ever been to the dentist for teeth cleaning and they tell you your gums are receding and bleeding, Vitamin C can help you. Your gums are responsible for keeping your entire mouth healthy. They isolate the bacteria from the roots of the teeth. When bacteria begin to penetrate the gums through the weakened lining, it is within the gums that the immune system combats harmful bacteria.
Macular Degeneration & Cataracts: According to doctors, vitamin C can prevent age-related macular degeneration and visual acuity loss. For people over 40, cataracts are the biggest cause of vision impairment. Evidence suggests that vitamin C can lower the risk of cataracts.
High Blood Pressure: High blood pressure puts you at risk for heart disease, the leading cause of death globally. Studies have shown that vitamin C may help lower blood pressure in those both with and without high blood pressure.
Low Energy: Vitamin C is known to increase the body’s metabolism, which increases overall energy levels.
Diabetes: According to some healthcare professionals, people with an optimal level of vitamin C in their system have a 62% lower risk of diabetes.
Gout: Vitamin C reduces the risk of Gout.
Slow Healing of Wounds: According to doctors, taking a daily dose of vitamin C can accelerate the healing process in injuries and wounds. Vitamin C improves the quality of collagen, which speeds up the process of healing.
Dry Brittle Hair: Vitamin C deficiency can result in an abundance of dry hair and split ends which can lead to irregular hair growth and even hair loss.
WHY NOT DRINK A GLASS OF ORANGE JUICE EVERY MORNING?
Yes, a glass of O.J. does have some vitamin C but it also has 18 grams of sugar or 9 teaspoons. That’s almost the same amount of sugar as a can of Coke! Think about this quote “if a person were to drink just one glass of orange juice each day, that would mean that he or she would be consuming an extra 3,285 teaspoons (70 cups) of sugar in a year or about 53,000 extra calories!”
MyND’s Vitamin C Gummies supplies you with 250 milligrams of C with only 3 grams of sugar or 20 calories. It tastes great and is a convenient way to get your C throughout the day wherever you are. Keep it in your purse, office desk, workout bag, or put it in a zip lock bag for your kid’s lunch. It’s basically an all-around nutrient and keeps your hair, skin, cells, tissues, muscles gums and even your brain healthy.
This product is Non-GMO.