Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)

Antiviral provides protection against immune system deficiencies. Plays a role in eliminating toxic “free radicals” (smoke, pollutants, radiation from sun/x-rays). Boosts immune system. Plays a role in collagen synthesis. Needed to form blood vessels, cartilage, muscle, and collagen in bones. Helps the body to absorb and store iron. Cannot be stored in the body therefore regular intake is essential.