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HOW SAFE IS YOUR VITAMIN C?

The New Year gives us another chance at a fresh start. After all the unhealthy lifestyle during the holidays, our immune system is starting to recuperate and get back to normal. One surefire way to speed up its recovery is to take an optimum level of Vitamin C.

In taking Vitamin C, we have to be aware of several factors such as what type of Vitamin C and is it safe when taken in large doses.

The most popular type of Vitamin C is ascorbic acid. Since the awareness campaign of the Generic Drug came out, these have been by far become the cheapest and most affordable form of Vitamin C. But did you know that when taken at a quantity level, ascorbic acid is not exempted from harmful side effect. Diarrhea, Nausea, Stomach Cramps, Headache, Hot flushes and Heartburn are just some of the symptoms of ascorbic acid overdose.

HOW SAFE IS YOUR VITAMIN C?
HOW SAFE IS YOUR VITAMIN C?

In the recent decade, the popularity of Sodium Ascorbate have given the general public the safest medium in taking vitamin C. Bewell-C ( Sodium Ascorbate) is a non-acidic Vitamin C supplement that boosts the immune system to fight against various health conditions.

Although the daily dosage of Vitamin C required is only 500 to 1,000mg, some people requires a larger dosage such as those experiencing the following:

Flu Remedy

People suffering from Flu virus are recommended to take 6,000mg of vitamin c per day and 3,000mg while recovering from the flu. Whereas, those who are suffering from colds and cough are recommended to take at least 3,000mg daily.

Research study also pointed out that most healthy adults get a cold two or three times a year and taking large doses of Vitamin C daily shortens the duration of colds.

Smokers and Alcohol Drinkers

Alcohol, Nicotine and other substance in cigarette cause cell damage and drains vitamins and nutrition from your body.

Smokers and those who often drink alcohol experience lower immune system and are susceptible to various diseases.  Given this, they are required to take at least 2000mg of Vitamin C to boost their immune system.

Cancer Therapy

Due to Vitamins C antioxidant level, cancer patients are needed to take 50,000mg daily to help neutralize free radicals in their body.

Post-Surgery

People who underwent surgery are recommended to take high doses of Vitamin C as much as 6,000mg daily to hasten wound healing. Vitamin C is essential in the formation of new connective tissue in the healing wound.

Aside from stimulating the formation of collagen in healing would, Vitamin C aids as a powerful antioxidant and immune system modulator. These combined effects make Vitamin C an important supplement for post-surgery.

Another form of Vitamin C is Calcium Ascorbate, this is recommended for people who are required to take a large dosage of Vitamin C but have restricted sodium levels. Bewell-C plus calcium (Calcium Ascorbate)  contains organic calcium and fortified with Vitamin D for stronger bones and teeth.

Bewell-C and Bewell-C Plus Calcium are available in all leading drugstores nationwide and on Lazada Online Shopping: http://www.lazada.com.ph/bewell-nutraceuticals-corporation/. For more updates, Follow their FB: https://www.facebook.com/bewellcsodiumascorbate

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A lifestyle and parenting blog of Berlin Domingo to initially cope up with – what she thought – the boredom of staying at home. Life is indeed full of adventures and lessons learned, and now she is ready to embrace each challenge with an open heart and loving hands. Follow her journey here as she writes all the feats and what she considers the never misses of a life of one mom. It is her ultimate goal to live life to the fullest and make daily life the happiest!

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