Antioxidant Capabilities of Vitamin C

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Factors such as smoking, stress, unhealthy diet, and pollution increase the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), which can damage body tissues and cells. This overproduction can cause damage to biomolecules (lipids, proteins, DNA), contributing to many chronic diseases like cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular disease.

So why Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is one of the most effective antioxidant as it contributes to ROS elimination.

Through this mechanism, vitamin C protects the body in different ways, such as

About Reactive Oxygen Species

Reactive oxygen species are molecules produced by the body which can be damaging to your cells if present in high numbers.

Potentially damaging to DNA, they react with proteins making them unsuitable for reactions in the body and disrupting normal metabolism.

The body luckily has an enzyme that breaks down these ROS and keeps them in check.

However, despite the problems these ROS cause they are useful as your body’s immune system uses them to kill any foreign microbes in the blood.

This is true in an ideal environment however the stresses of everyday life can take their toll and cause an over production of ROS.

Nutrivtality Immune Support, Boost and ClearVision all contain this vital vitamin.