Vitamin C is an essential nutrient required by the body to help protect cells and keep them healthy. Also known as ascorbic acid, vit c cannot be made or stored in the body, as it is water soluble. This means that you need vitamin c in your diet every day.
What does vitamin c do?
Vitamin C helps support many of the bodies important functions; it contributes to the normal function of the immune system, as well as normal energy yielding metabolism, and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. This vital vitamin also supports the normal formation of collagen for the maintenance of health for bones, cartilage, gums, teeth, and skin.
It is important to look after your immune health with nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin D, and zinc in order to stay as well as you can all year round.
What foods can vitamin c be found in?
Vitamin C can be found in a wide variety of fruits (particularly citrus-based ones) and vegetables. Here are some good sources of vitamin c; citrus fruit, peppers, strawberries, blackcurrants, broccoli, brussels sprouts, and potatoes.
If you are concerned that you are not getting enough vitamin C through a varied and balanced diet, you may benefit from taking a vitamin C supplement daily.
Are there different types of vitamin c supplements?
Yes, this vitamin can be taken in several different formats. Here are some of our bestselling types of vitamin c at Club Vits; vitamin c tablets, effervescent vitamin c, vitamin c capsules, chewable vitamin c, and vitamin c with zinc.
There are also a few different strengths available. High strength vitamin c and vitamin c 1000mg are our amongst our bestselling vitamins at Club Vits. Vitamin c effervescent tablets make a refreshing vitamin c drink. Whilst Vitamin c and zinc tablets have also proven to be popular as zinc also contributes to the normal function of the immune system.