Vitamin C and flavonoids

By / February 7, 2019

Vitamin C and flavonoids

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Vitamin C and flavonoids

Vitamin C and flavonoids are often associated with each other. This is because flavonoids which refer to some 4,000 antioxidant compounds that is the cause for the color and a number of health benefits of fruits, vegetables and herbs helps in the absorption of vitamin C in the body. In short, flavonoids make vitamin C even more effective. Essential flavonoids include quercetin, rutin, genistin, grape seed extract and naringen.

It is also more practical to use the combination supplement since you won’t have to buy many pills. And the combination of vitamin C and flavonoids have cured numerous ailments such as sprains and strains to cancer prevention.

The benefits that you can derive from vitamin C and flavonoids are varied. Vitamin C helps in the following:

§ Vitamin C is vital for the synthesis of collagen in connective tissue, neurotransmitters, steroid hormones, carnitine, conversion of cholesterol to bile acids and increases iron availability. It is also an antioxidant and protect the body against pollutants.
§ Vitamin C is a biological reducing agent that aids in preventing degenerative diseases such as cancers, cataracts and cardiovascular diseases.
§ It also supports healthy cell development, proper calcium absorption, normal tissue growth and repair, aids in prevention of blood clot and bruising and strengthens capillary walls.
§ Vitamin C is important for healthy gums, protects against infection and clear up infections, improve immune system, decrease cholesterol levels and high blood pressure and prevents arteriosclerosis.

Flavonoids on the other hand have the following health-promoting benefits:

§ Flavonoids increases the action of vitamin C. That is why taking vitamin C and flavonoids together are highly recommended.
§ It is effective as pain reliever, lessens the symptoms of : prolonged bleeding, low serum calcium and oral herpes.
§ It is vital in preserving structures of capillaries, have antibacterial effect and supports circulation. It aids in the production of bile, reducing blood cholesterol levels and in preventing and treating cataracts.
§ It increases the absorption of vitamin C.
§ Vitamin C and flavonoids help maintain the thin walls of capillaries to prevent bleeding and bruising.
§ Flavonoids are associated with antibacterial effect, promotes circulation and fights allergies and others.

When either vitamin C or flavonoids nutrient are used in high dosage, caution must be exercised. In using vitamin C and flavonoids as treatment, refer to the following recommended dosages:

To treat ADHD, take 1,000 mg of vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg every morning.
To treat acute bronchitis, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg twice daily.
To treat chronic bronchitis, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg once a day.
To prevent cancer, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg twice daily.
To treat canker sores, take 500-1,000 mg of vitamin C and flavonoids of 25-500 mg three times daily.
To treat cold sores, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg three times daily.
To treat earache, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg three times daily until infection clears.
To treat gum disease, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg once a day.
To treat hemorrhoids, take 750-1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 250-500 mg three times daily.
To treat impotence, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg once a day.
To treat rosacea, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500-650 mg twice daily.
To treat shingles, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg three times daily if acute.
To treat sinusitis, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg three times daily.
To treat strains and sprains, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg three times daily.
To treat varicose veins, take 1,000 mg vitamin C and flavonoids of 500 mg twice daily.

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