Time C-500




The Time-released Vitamin C 500 mg Supplement Fortified with Rose Hips for
Healthy Skin, Immune System and Antioxidant Protection



Live-well Time-C 500 with Rose Hips contains vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, a water-soluble vitamin found in citrus fruits and green vegetables. The human body does not manufacture its own vitamin C, so it must be derived from our diet.

Vitamin C is important for healthy bones, teeth, gums, teeth as well as general make-up of the body. As an antioxidant, vitamin C scavenges free radicals in the body and protects tissues from oxidative stress. Vitamin C also supports your body’s natural defences as it is involved in the function of white blood cells and antibodies. Therefore, it is beneficial when dealing with illness.

Vitamin C is a vital co-factor to the formation of collagen, the connective tissue that supports arterial walls, skin, bones, and teeth.

Live-well Time C-500 with Rose Hip has been specially formulated to provide a prolonged rate of absorption by releasing nutrients slowly, ensuring that vitamin C is available whenever your body needs it. Rose hip is a natural plant flavonoid that works synergistically with vitamin C to help the body absorb and utilize vitamin C.

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