Additional Benefits of Vitamin C
Did You Know?! Vitamin C has additional benefits besides boosting your immune system. Crazy right?! Let's dive in.
Vitamin C has many roles and has been linked to impressive health benefits, however here is another fun fact: Vitamin C is an essential vitamin, meaning your body can't produce it.
Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin found in many foods, however many people turn to supplementation to meet daily needs. By now, it is common knowledge that Vitamin C can boost you body's immune response to fend off unwanted intruders such as viruses.
However, did you know that Vitamin C has a ton of other benefits as well such as helping manage blood pressure and lowering blood acidity. Let's dive in and learn more about what Vitamin C can do for you.
1. May reduce your risk of chronic disease
Vitamin is a strong antioxidant that boosts your body's natural defenses. An antioxidant is a molecule that boosts the immune system by protecting your cells from harmful free radicals and oxidative stress, otherwise causing chronic disease.
2. May help manage high blood pressure
Numerous studies have shown Vitamin C to lower the blood pressure of those both with and without usual high blood pressure. High blood pressure is known to cause all types of health issues, however did you know that one out of every three American adults suffer from high blood pressure? People with high blood pressure should not solely rely on Vitamin C for help, however they should certainly be utilizing it daily.
3. May lower your risk of heart disease
Let this one sink in: heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. Many factors lead to heart disease such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Vitamin C may reduce these risk factors, especially when used with a healthy nutrition and exercise regimen.
4. May reduce blood uric acid levels and help prevent gout attacks
Affecting about 4% of American adults, Gout is a type of arthritis that involves inflammation of the joints, sudden swelling, and severe attacks of pain. These episodes appear when there is too much uric acid in the blood. Uric acid, when in high levels, may crystalize and deposit in the joints.
5. Helps prevent iron deficiency
Iron is an important nutrient that is better absorbed in the presence of Vitamin C. Iron deficiency is common in those with a meat-free diet.
6. Protects your memory and thinking as you age
Studies suggest that oxidative stress and inflammation near the brain, spine, and nerves (altogether known as the central nervous system) can increase the risk of dementia. Vitamin C, as a strong antioxidant, may help combat dementia.
Why Take Bevko Buffered Vitamin C?
Bevko Buffered Vitamin C is buffered with magnesium and calcium to better absorb Vitamin C and aid in digestion of high concentrations of the vitamin. We recommend using Vitamin D3+K2, Quercetin, and Zinc to maximize immune support.