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"Vitamin C contributes to immune defense by supporting various cellular functions of both the innate and adaptive immune system. Vitamin C supports epithelial barrier function against pathogens and promotes the oxidant scavenging activity of the skin, thereby potentially protecting against environmental oxidative stress."
An essential vitamin that our bodies can’t produce, vitamin C is easily found in many fruits and vegetables.
The Game-Changing Nutrient
Vitamin C appears to reduce the severity of colds and recovery time by 8% in adults and 14% in children.
Leapfrog IMMUNE includes calcium ascorbate which is a gentle non-acidic form of vitamin C that also provides a useful amount of calcium. Every tablet also contains ascorbic acid, a highly effective form of vitamin C.
40mg per tablet
(20mg calcium ascorbate and 20mg ascorbic acid)
Helps the body fight inflammation and protects cells from harmful molecules called free radicals
Encourages the production and efficacy of white blood cells that help protect the body against infection
Strengthens the skin’s defence system, helping cuts and scrapes to heal faster
Helps to convert what we consume into energy and assists in the absorption of other vitamins, minerals and micronutrients
Maintains Psychological Function
Contributes to normal mental health (where a deficiency in Vitamin C can compromise it) and helps in the synthesis of mood regulating and stress busting hormones
Supports natural collagen production to promote healthy skin ageing and tackles blemishes and brown spots
Assists Iron Absorption
Helps our bodies to absorb iron, that in turn – as part of haemoglobin in red blood cells – carries oxygen from our lungs to all over our bodies
Facts & Figures
We are keeping up to speed with the research on Vitamin C. Here are some of the latest clinical studies, critically assessed by peers and published independently.
This study examines the potential of vitamin C to reduce the severity of colds and recovery time.
A study that examines the benefits of vitamin C supplementation, including its positive impact on respiratory and systemic infections.
Review summarizes the main functions of ascorbic acid (vit C) in different diseases related to the immune system.
A review that considers ascorbic acid (vitamin C) as having potential beneficial impact in many diseases.