Ascorbic Acid is considered by nutrition scientists to be the single most important vitamin required for human health. According to the Linus Pauling Institute, Vitamin C is involved in at least 6 life–sustaining functions, including Energy Production, Antioxidant Networking, Collagen Synthesis, Brain Chemistry, Immunity and Cardiovascular Health. Learn more about Vitamin C – The Master Nutrient.
As an essential component of so many functions, it is important that we consume the highest quality Ascorbic Acid available, especially from fresh fruits and vegetables.
The Quality of Vitamin C just as important as the Quantity
Most commercially–produced Vitamin C is created from sugar in either a chemical cocktail called the Reichstein Process, or by genetically–modified bacteria and/or yeast fermentation. Acetone, perchloric acid and benzene are just 3 of the toxic pollutants used to isolate Vitamin C, 80% of which originates in chemical factories in China.
By far the best source of natural Vitamin C is the Camu Camu Berry from the Amazon. Just one cup of fresh Camu Berries contain 2520mg of Vitamin C, or 4251% of the recommended Daily Value, and provides Ascorbic Acid organically–bound to over 70 synergistic phytonutrients and antioxidants.
Provides 400mg Vitamin C – Recommended by the Linus Pauling Institute
One 4 capsule serving of Camu Caps provides 400mg of 100% natural Vitamin C, the daily amount recommended for healthy adults by the Linus Pauling Institute. LPI estimates that 5 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables provides approximately 200mg of Vitamin C, therefore 1 serving of Camu Caps provides the same amount of Vitamin C as 10 servings of fruits and vegetables.
Learn more about the beneficial effects of natural Vitamin C at the Linus Pauling Institute.
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