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Super Family C 550 Capsules Description
Super Family C Benefits
- Esterified Vitamin C for 24 hour activity
- Everyday immune support and general health
- Vitamin C can be rapidly depleted during times of illness, so more needs to be consumed at these times
- Vitamin C is an antioxidant and supports the removal of free radicals, which can damage cells
- This formula helps support blood vessel and circulatory health
- Vitamin C is supports hormone and neurotransmitter production and is needed more in times of stress
- Vitamin C is required for healthy skin, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue
Super Family C Features
- Provides 3 forms of well absorbed vitamin C including the less acidic calcium ascorbate threonate, making it more gentle on the stomach than ascorbic acid alone
- The powder offers cost effective flexible dosing and is suitable for the family
- Super Family C powder is easy for children to take and has a pleasant citrus taste
- It is well tolerated during pregnancy and breastfeeding
Each gelatin capsule contains:
Calcium ascorbate threonate complex
(equiv. Calcium 55mg)
Citrus bioflavonoid complex
(standardised to 7mg Hesperidin)
Also contains: magnesium stearate and silicon dioxide.
No added: gluten (or wheat), dairy, yeast, sugar, artificial colours, sweeteners, flavours or preservatives
Recommended Dose for Super Family C™ Powder
NB for young children, mix contents of capsule with fruit juice or water, or alternatively use Clinicians Super Family C Powder
- Adults and children over 13 years: 1 capsule 1 - 3 times daily
- Children (9-13 years): 1 capsule 1 - 2 times daily
- Children (4-8 years): 1 capsule daily
Contraindications & Cautions
Vitamin C is generally well toleratede and well tolerated at the recommended dose. In some sensitive individuals, bowel looseness may occur as a result of high dosing. Vitamin C should only be taken with medical supervision by people with erythrocyte glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, haemochromatosis, thalassaemia or siderblastic anaemia.
Vitamin C is generally considered suitable and well tolerated at the recommended dose. In some individuals, loose stools may occur as a result of high dosing. This response is thought to reflect a tissue saturation of vitamin C and is a transient symptom that dissipates soon after reducing or stopping supplementation. As a general rule, the body is able to ingest significantly higher amounts of vitamin C during times of acute illness or stress.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Considered suitable to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding. According to the U.S. National Institute of Health, the maximum
permissible daily dose for pregnant and lactating women aged 19 years and over is 2000mg per day.
Vitamin C and bioflavonoids are essential antioxidants that are found in nature together in many fruits and vegetables. The human body is unable to manufacture either and relies on daily dietary intake to meet its needs. Both vitamin C and bioflavonoids work together in the body and need to be supplemented together for best results. Bioflavonoids assist with the absorption and action of vitamin C in the body and they also help respond to challenges to the immune system.
Vitamin C’s main function in the body is its role in producing collagen, the substance that makes up ligaments, tendons and connective tissue that connects and supports the human body. Vitamin C supplementation has been shown to provide support for the immune system; assisting wound healing; supports neurotransmitter and hormone production and promotes the overall health of all cells in the body.
Vitamin C is one of the most important antioxidants in the body, it works both inside and outside the cells where it provides front line antioxidant protection. Significant research has been undertaken to evaluate the potential role vitamin C may play in preventing many chronic diseases that result from free radical and oxidative damage. Vitamin C deficiency may occur as a result of poor dietary intake or due to the use of conventional medications that may cause vitamin C depletion over time. Vitamin C deficiency can affect immune response, susceptibility to infection and wound healing.
Vitamin C supplementation corrects a condition called scurvy, one of the oldest known nutritional deficiencies. When Vitamin C stores are low, the action of other antioxidant nutrients such as vitamin E and selenium also drop. It is essential to maintain healthy stores of this vitamin. Clinicians Family C (plus bioflavonoids) provides three forms of Vitamin C; calcium ascorbate, sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid, which together with a citrus bioflavonoid complex work together to support immune, circulatory and everyday general health.
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