An essential vitamin that our bodies can’t produce, vitamin C is easily found in many fruits and vegetables.
40mg per tablet (20mg calcium ascorbate and 20mg ascorbic acid)
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.
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
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.
Vitamin C for Preventing and Treating the Common Cold (2013)
This study examines the potential of vitamin C to reduce the severity of colds and recovery time.
Vitamin C and Immune Function (2017)
A study that examines the benefits of vitamin C supplementation, including its positive impact on respiratory and systemic infections.
Ascorbic Acid: Role in Immune System Diseases (2014)
Review summarizes the main functions of ascorbic acid (vit C) in different diseases related to the immune system.
Ascorbic Acid (2012)
A review that considers ascorbic acid (vitamin C) as having potential beneficial impact in many diseases.