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The power of vitamin C, D & Zinc

Vitamin C is one of the most popularly known micronutrients. One of the primary functions of vitamin C is to boost your immunity against immunodeficiencies. Vitamin C is absorbed by our bodies through the consumption of vitamin C-rich foods, such as fresh fruits and vegetables. Our bodies cannot produce, or store large amounts of vitamin C. As such, it can be good for us to get an extra dose of the vitamin by taking a health supplement.

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What does vitamin C do?

Vitamin C helps to normalise your body’s immune function. As an antioxidant, vitamin C also contributes to the protection of your cells and helps them to function normally. Vitamin C also contributes to normal collagen - a protein which provides structure to different parts of your body, including your bones, teeth, gums and skin - formation, and plays a small part in keeping them healthy.

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What is Zinc and why do I need it?

Zinc is a mineral that, like vitamin C, can help to boost your immunity, and protects the cells in your body from oxidative stress. Zinc is also required for healthy growth and development. Although essential to our immunity, our bodies are incapable of producing zinc. Instead, zinc can be found in different foods - meat, fish, milk, dairy and cereals - and supplements.

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What is Vitamin D and why do I need it?

Vitamin D is primarily formed in your skin through the action of UV sunlight on the skin and plays an important role in immune support. Every individual will need different levels of exposure, as each of us tend to produce vitamin D at varying speeds. This depends on how much of the skin is exposed, the time of day that skin exposure occurs, and the duration of exposure. However, getting a daily dose of sunlight exposure is not always possible. Fortunately, you can also supplement your body with an adequate intake of vitamin D through the consumption of certain foods and the taking of supplements.


How Vitamins & Minerals
Help to Support
Your Immunity

 

 

Your body is equipped with powerful natural defenses and your immune system has many ways of dealing with daily immunity challenges such as pollution, weather changes, being in crowded places; and unhealthy lifestyle, such as poor diet and smoking. The human body’s immune system is made up of three main defense mechanisms - physical barriers (skin and mucosa), cellular barriers (white blood cells) and antibodies. Nutrients such as vitamins and minerals are essential to the health and function of this complex network.

Living in a fast-paced world that includes on-the-go fast food and pre-cooked meals, it can sometimes be challenging to consume an adequate amount of fruits and vegetables daily, which in turn can help to provide your body with the essential vitamins and minerals it needs to fully support bodily functions. What’s worse, an inadequate intake of vitamins and minerals can instead negatively affect your immune system, and damage your health.

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Redoxon® for a Healthier Immunity

You need to look after your immunity. Even though it may not feel like it, your body works 24 hours a day to ensure optimal immunity.
Just as a plant needs water and sunlight, your body needs regular nourishment to support the body’s defense systems.

Combined with a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical exercise and a healthy diet, supplements like Redoxon®provide the foundation
to support your immunity, all-year round.

 

 

 

 

 

80 Years of Vitamin C Expertise

In 1934, we pioneered the world’s first vitamin C supplement, and we’ve been helping people all over the world to support their immunity and stay healthy ever since.
Today, our range of innovative supplements helps to support your immunity everyday.

 

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