Vitamin C is an essential vitamin in our diet. Vitamin C is found in my foods (citrus fruits, peppers, greens, etc.) however receiving vitamin C through injection gives a greater boost to the immune system because it skips the long process of digestion and therefore can be full absorbed by your body. Vitamins C supports the production of new white blood cells called lymphocytes and phagocytes. These cells help protect the body against illness cause viruses and bacteria. It also encourages collagen growth to help strengthen the skins barriers.
Other benefits of Vitamin C
- Growth and repair of tissues
- Helps with fertility
- Reducing inflammation
- Reducing stress
- Helping with diabetes
- Aiding in wound repair
- Helping with moods
- Combating free radicals in the body
- Enhancing hair growth
- Helping your body absorb iron
- Lowering risk of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer
Vitamin C deficiency
A recent study conducted found that individuals with insulin resistance, prediabetes. or diabetes tend to have lower levels of vitamin C in their blood. As a result, they concluded that vitamin C supplementation should be encouraged to prevent complications and to support overall health
You may be low in Vitamin C if you:
- Have been on a restrictive diet
- Have a digestive disorder such as Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis
- Don’t have a balanced or healthy diet and/or don’t eat a wide variety of nutrients
Vitamin C also can contribute to weight loss by helping you burn body fat during moderate intensity exercise by helping with body fat oxidation. Those who are deficient in vitamin C may have a harder time lowering their body fat mass.
Adequate amounts of vitamin C also contributes to the function of important enzymes that help the biosynthesis of L-carnitine (one of the supplements in out Lipotropic fat burning shots!). Its plays an important role in regulating the fatty acid and energy metabolism. Vitamin C also reduces muscle soreness from exercise which can help you recover faster and continue working out.