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Intra-Cellular Vitamin C™

30 liquid packets (5 ml): MaxHealth Labs, Item# 16840

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Intra-Cellular Vitamin C™
30 liquid packets (5 ml)
Item Catalog Number:
16840

Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a white, crystalline, water-soluble substance found in citrus fruits. As an antioxidant, vitamin C scavenges free radicals in the body and protects tissues from oxidative stress.1-8 Vitamin C also promotes the absorption of iron, while preventing its oxidation.9,10 Vitamin C is a vital cofactor to the formation of collagen, the connective tissue that supports arterial walls, skin, bones, and teeth.5-7

More vitamin C is contained in the adrenal glands than any other organ in the body and is required at higher levels during times of stress.11-14 Physical stresses on the body such as ingestion of heavy metals,15-20 cigarette smoking,21-24 immune impairment,25-31 extreme temperatures,32-36 and chronic use of certain medications such as aspirin also signal the need for increased intake of vitamin C.37

A major immune-supporting activity of vitamin C is boosting glutathione levels in human lymphocytes,38 cells that make up about 25% of all white cells in the blood.  Because humans do not manufacture vitamin C internally, it must be obtained through dietary sources or supplements.

Liposomes are microscopic spheres that form a “bubble” to encase therapeutic agents inside a hollow space within. This allows the therapeutic agents to be protected from the destructive elements of the digestive system which enables them to be transported right to the bloodstream and cells. The use of liposomes is referred to as liposomal encapsulation within the science community.

After years of research, MaxHealth Labs introduced a proprietary supplement delivery system that utilizes liposomes. As a result of this technology, the liposomal microspheres are designed to deliver the given nutrient intracellularly to increase absorption, while preventing digestive discomfort that is sometimes associated with oral supplements.

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7. Yale J Biol Med. 1985 Nov-Dec;58(6):553-9.
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11. Res Vet Sci. 1981 Sep;31(2):219-23.
12. In Vivo. 1994 Nov-Dec;8(6):1079-85.
13. Anesteziol Reanimatol. 1990 Sep-Oct;(5):71-4.
14. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2002 Jan;159(3):319-24
15. Chem Biol Interact. 2001 Jul 31;137(1):75-88.
16. Mutat Res. 1990 Jul;241(3):305-12.
17. Environ Mol Mutagen. 1993;21(3):229-36.
18. Exp Lung Res. 1998 Mar-Apr;24(2):219-32.
19. J Nutr. 1994 Jun;124(6 Suppl):981S-986S.
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21. Toxicology. 2002 Nov 15;180(2):121-37.
22. Environ Health Perspect. 2000 Feb;108(2):105-8.
23. Indian J Public Health. 1998 Jan-Mar;42(1):20-3.
24. Prog Food Nutr Sci. 1991;15(4):183-217.
25. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2007;86(7):783-7.
26. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Nov 5;42(9):1656-62.
27. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2003 Jul;37(1):53-62.
28. Cancer Sci. 2003 Apr;94(4):378-82.
29. Adv Ther. 2002 May-Jun;19(3):151-9.
30. Br J Dermatol. 1980 Jan;102(1):49-56.
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32. Indian J Med Res. 2002 Jul;116:29-34.
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35. J Nutr. 1989 Mar;119(3):425-7.
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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 packet (5 ml)

Servings Per Container 30

Amount Per Serving

Calories

5

Calories from fat

5

Fat

1 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Total Carbohydrate

< 1 g

Vitamin C (Sodium Ascorbate)

1000 mg

Phosphatidylcholine (from Non-GMO, Identity Protected (IP) Sunflower Lecithin Complex)

1000 mg

Other ingredients: Water, Xanthum Gum (Thickening Agent), Gum Arabic (Thickening Agent), Potassium Sorbate (as Preservative), Stevia, Natural Colors and Flavors Derived from Extractives from Plants, Essential Oils, Oleoresin, Spices, Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, Barks, Buds, Roots, or Leaves.

Dosage and Use
  • Take 1 - 2 packets daily for best results.
  • Tear off notched end and squeeze directly into mouth or cool beverage.
Note
  • Packets can expand through time due to air from the filling proces.
  • This does not affect the quality of the product.
Warnings

Keep out of reach of children. For maximum product life, keep refrigerated. Keep product from direct sunlight for extended periods and do not freeze. Consult a physician if you are breast-feeding or pregnant before taking this product.