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Vitacost Vitamin C -- 1000 mg - 250 Capsules


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Vitacost Vitamin C -- 1000 mg - 250 Capsules

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Vitacost Vitamin C Description

An Everyday Essential, providing more than 10 times the Daily Value of vitamin C


What is Vitamin C?

 

Vitamin C is a natural compound found in fruits and vegetables. It’s a water-soluble vitamin that’s not produced or stored by the body, so it must be obtained through diet.

 

What are the key benefits of Vitacost® Vitamin C?

  • High potency – providing 1,000 mg of vitamin C (1,111% Daily Value) per capsule
  • Simple, single-vitamin formula
  • Contains 250 single-capsule servings per bottle

Why is Vitacost® Vitamin C your everyday essential?

  • Supports the development and repair of the body’s tissues*
  • Is needed to form the protein collagen, which the body uses to make skin, tendons, ligaments and blood vessels*
  • Provides antioxidant support*

Potency • Purity • Pride

All Vitacost® supplements are formulated to deliver the level of support you expect and deserve. Whether you’re shopping Vitacost® vitamins, minerals, herbs or other key nutrients, their potency is guaranteed – what’s on the label is what’s in the bottle. Plus, all Vitacost® supplements adhere to the FDA’s Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs), ensuring that they are manufactured to high standards of POTENCY, PURITY, efficacy and safety. We take PRIDE in what we do, which is why we promise if you don’t love your product, we’ll take it back – even if the bottle is empty.

 

About Vitacost® Brand
The search is over. Vitacost® Brand supplements are focused on helping you create a strong foundation with simple, transparent formulas that support – and easily fit into – your daily life. Whether it’s Everyday Essentials you’re looking for or Targeted Wellness support, Vitacost® Brand supplements offer the high-quality solution you need at the value price you deserve. We continuously look for ways to improve technology, processes and ingredients, so you feel confident about what you’re putting in your body or giving to your family. And it’s all right here, at Vitacost.com®.


Directions

As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule daily with food or as directed by a healthcare professional.

 

Keep dry and at room temperature (59°- 86° F [15° - 30°C]).

Free Of
Milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, crustacean shellfish, fish, soy, gluten.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 250
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)1000 mg1,111%
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, vegetable magnesium stearate, vegetable stearic acid, rice flour, titanium dioxide (color) and riboflavin (color).
Warnings

Pregnant or lactating women, those with diabetes, hypoglycemics, and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to taking dietary supplements. Keep out of reach of children.

 

This product may discolor or darken with age. The potency is not effected.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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5 Surprising Ways Love Helps Your Health

When Cupid's magic arrow strikes, it can put a song in your heart and a spring in your step.

Now, science is finding that love has an even deeper impact on your emotional and physical well-being.

Even better, the benefits of love are not limited to amour. You can generate the same boon through close friendships, or simply by treating yourself in a more loving way.

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Love

To celebrate Valentine's Day, here are five ways love helps your health.

1. Lowers blood pressure.

Valentine's Day is the holiday of the heart. Love protects this most vital of organs by lowering blood pressure.

A Brigham Young University study found that on average, people in marriages had blood pressure readings 4 points lower than those of both singles and unhappily married couples.

2. Improves mood and boosts pain tolerance.

Snuggling up to the one you love has benefits that go far beyond basic pair bonding, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina.

They found that couples who hug, hold hands and sit close together tend to have higher levels of the hormone oxytocin.

Oxytocin has a powerful effect on your sense of well-being, says Dr. Cynthia Thaik, a Los Angeles-based cardiologist and author of "Your Vibrant Heart: Restoring Health, Strength, and Spirit from the Body's Core."

"It's called the 'love hormone,'" Thaik says. "It's such a great antidote to stress."

The UNC researchers found that increased oxytocin can lead to improved mood and greater tolerance to pain.

3. Makes you less likely to abuse drugs and alcohol.

People who are married are less likely to smoke, drink heavily or be physically inactive, according to a 2004 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Loving relationships help prevent you from falling prey to substance abuse, says Tammy Tilson, a clinical social worker and therapist with Positive Outlook Sexual Counseling in Towson, Maryland and founder of The MatchPro matchmaking service.

That is because strong connections with other people create bonds and feelings that allow you to soothe yourself in the face of life's challenges.

"You're less likely to get involved in in self-destructive behaviors," she said. "You don't feel you need to resort to drugs or gambling or sex addictions."

4. Improves resistance to illness

Thaik says some studies have found that people in loving relationships are:

  • At lower risk for diseases such as diabetes and depression
  • Less prone to have increased levels of inflammation
  • More likely to have stronger overall immune systems

One study at Ohio State University in Columbus asked married couples to subject themselves to a minor blistering effect on their skin created by a suction device.

Those who engaged in a supportive, 30-minute conversation saw their blistering heal at least 24 hours earlier than couples who conversed about an area of disagreement.

5. Lengthens life.

A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services analysis of recent research states it simply and clearly: "The pattern that married people live longer has been found for more than 100 years and across many countries."

The HHS analysis does note that it remains unclear why this is true, and that it is possible that healthier people choose to marry than unhealthy people.

How to spread the love

Perhaps that best part of this news is that you do not need to be married to get many of the health benefits associated with love.

"I don't want people to think of love as just romantic love," Thaik says. She adds that self-love – in the form of self-care, self-respect and avoiding negative self-talk – provides many of the same benefits as romantic love.

"It's about really paying attention to the thoughts and words that we speak toward ourselves," she says. "It's having that gentle, kind, compassionate approach."

Valentine's Day is also the perfect time to work on sending more loving messages to those close to you. For example, Thaik encourages you to simply smile at those you love "and see their expression change."

Other ways to help someone feel more loved include small gestures such as touching a hand or rubbing a shoulder. Positive words – such as expressing gratitude for someone or telling them you are proud of them – also can have a big impact, Thaik says.

"It's all about the little things," she says.

Tilson also emphasizes the need to think beyond ourselves this Valentine's Day.

"People really get caught up in their own needs," she says. "It's about thinking about the other person, and remembering that when we love someone, we receive some of that back."

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