Vitamin C is an essential vitamin that we can find in lots of fresh fruits and veggies. Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin therefore our bodies cannot store it or produce it, consequently we need to make sure that we have foods, drinks and supplements that contain this vitamin, preventing us from running low.
Vitamin C is very important for a wide range of body functions, it supports our immune system and helps maintain normal skin health.
A little guide to Vitamin C benefits
As we mentioned, Vitamin C supports our immune system, however not only it supports it, but it is also responsible for keeping us healthy, so the stronger it is, the better. So, why not take a peek at our range of Vitamin C vitamins and supplements?
Another benefit is that Vitamin C plays a big part in keeping our cartilage and bones functioning normally by helping our bodies produce collagen. Collagen helps support the maintenance of blood vessels, bones, cartilages, gums, skin and teeth. Holland & Barrett Marine Collagen with Vitamin C will provide you with support for your immune system and help you maintain normal skin.
Feeling tired and fatigued sometimes is normal, however, if you are feeling exhausted all the time is a sure sign that your body is struggling to convert the energy you give it into action. Vitamin C can help contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
Best sources of Vitamin C and how to recognise a deficiency
You can absolutely get Vitamin C in your daily food intake, so when you go food shopping these are some fruit and veg that need adding to your basket.
Oranges and a beautiful glass of fresh orange juice
Other citrus fruits such as grapefruit and kiwi
Berries such as strawberries
Dark green leafy vegetables, like spinach, broccoli and cabbage
It can be hard to identify if you have a Vitamin C deficiency and you certainly do not want to go through that as, we mentioned earlier, it helps your immune system. However, these are some early common symptoms.
Tiredness and weakness
Dry skin and hair
Sore or bleeding gums
So, what about combining Vitamin C and Marine Collagen?
This is a wonderful question, your immune system and general health will benefit if you combine Vitamin C and Marine Collagen and we have the perfect supplement for you, the Holland & Barrett Marine Collagen with Vitamin C. It is easy to have some doubts, however collagen is an essential component of normal skin and Vitamin C is scientifically recognised to support normal collagen formation for the normal function of skin.