Highly effective, highly absorbable patented form of vitamin C. Ester-C™ is a neutral pH presentation of vitamin C, where the vitamin C is buffered to make it gentler on the stomach particularly where larger amounts are consumed. Vitamin C plays an essential role in numerous areas of human health. Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of bones, cartilage, skin, gums and teeth. Vitamin C also enhances iron absorption and the normal energy-yielding metabolism. Vitamin C aids in the maintenance of the immune system including during and after intense physical exercise. Vitamin C contributes to normal psychological function, the functioning of the nervous system and contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress. This 'oxidative stress' appears to be a major factor in many human diseases. Presented in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry.
Extra C is a high potency form of vitamin C, developed and clinically researched to deliver enhanced absorption and retention. The addition of lipid metabolites enhances bioavailability, making it more rapidly absorbed and more highly retained by the human body than other traditional forms of vitamin C. The result is an increase in the distribution of vitamin C to the cells helping to deliver optimal levels. Extra C is formulated from natural ingredients with the vitamin C derived via a corn fermentation processes.