Vitamin C

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Buy Vitamin C to boost our immune system

Buy from a wide range of vitamin C products at HSN, always at the best price. Our vitamins come in capsule, powder and tablet format, meaning you can choose the supplement that best suits your needs and gets you the best results, always from your trusted online store. Buy now and receive a discounted price.

Choose from our HSN branded products and options we offer: C vitamin in capsules / tablets of 500mg or 1,000mg per serving from the EssentialSeries brand, Ascorbic Acid powder from the RawSeries brand or another composition in which this ingredient accompanies others such as Reishi Extract or Rosehip and its characteristics.

Table of contents

What is vitamin C?

Chemically known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C it is an essential vitamin for health. This means that our body cannot produce it naturally and must obtain it through food or dietary supplements.

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin. Although its daily intake through food is recommended, many people turn to supplements to get the amounts recommended by specialists.

Get answers to any questions you might have at HSN, learn about the role the vitamin plays the body, and find the best-quality products you can buy. We always guarantee the best price for the product, backed by the best raw materials and maximum quality controls.

What is vitamin C?
Where to find vitamin C

Where to find vitamin C

You can find this vitamin in many foods, especially fruits and vegetables.

As it can't be produced or stored by the body, it's essential we consume foods with vitamin C on a daily basis to reach the daily recommended amount of 80 mg.

What are the foods with the most vitamin C?

It may surprise you, but citrus fruits are not the foods with the highest vitamin C levels.

Here are the top 10 foods rich in vitamin C (amount per 100g):

blackcurrant
parsley
guava
pepper
kale
kiwi
broccoli
citrus
papaya
strawberry

What are the functions of vitamin C: what is it for?

Ascorbic acid contributes to:

immune system and exercise

Maintain the normal functioning of the immune system, both during and after intense physical exercise.

Collagen formation

Normal collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels, bones, cartilage, gums, skin and teeth.

Energy metabolism

Normal energy metabolism.

normal functioning of the nervous system

The normal functioning of the nervous system.

psychological function

Normal psychological function.

immune system

The normal functioning of the immune system.

oxidative stress protection

Protection of cells against oxidative stress.

tiredness and fatigue

Reduce tiredness and fatigue.

reduced form of vitamin e

Regeneration of the reduced form of vitamin E.

In addition to the various contributions presented, vitamin C increases iron absorption.

Recommended dosage: how to take vitamin C

How much vitamin C do you need?

Under Regulation (EU) 1169/2011 of 25 October 2011, the NRV of vitamin C in adults is 80 mg / day.

However, as a vitamin that contributes to normal immune system function both during and after intense physical exercise, in such circumstances the recommended amount may be insufficient.

This is because athletes have greater energy demands, derived from the wear and tear of their physical activity.

How to take vitamin c

What is the recommended amount of vitamin C according to age?

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Babiesbebés

0 to 6 months

7 to 12 months

 40mg / day  

50mg / day

Childrenniños

1 to 3 years

4 to 8 years

9 to 13 years

15mg / day

25mg / day

45mg / day

Teensadolescentes

Girls from 14 to 18 years old

Boys from 14 to 18 years old

65mg / day

75mg / day

Adultsadultos

Men

Women

Pregnant women

Breastfeeding

90mg / day

75mg / day

85mg / day

120mg / day

Frequently asked question about vitamin C supplements

The body isn't set up to store or generate vitamin C by itself. Your body can, however, suffer from a deficiency, which can cause a series of issues in your daily life.

The main signs of vitamin C deficiency in children and adults are:

  • Weak immune system.
  • Gum inflammation and bleeding.
  • Hair loss.
  • Joint pain.
  • Lack of energy and mood swings.
  • Dry skin.

Overdosing this vitamin is possible when consumed in high doses. The recommended daily value is above 80 mg of vitamin C per day, and a higher intake can be associated with certain discomforts, such as nausea, diarrhoea, insomnia or headaches.

Our recommendation is that you consult your doctor or a specialist if you suspect a possible deficit or excess of vitamin C in your diet.

Yes, if you're aiming to reach the recommended minimum nutrient thresholds.

Although it can be obtained naturally through a good number of fruits and vegetables, many people don't follow a daily diet with sufficient nutrient values. In such cases, taking a vitamin C supplement is essential.

At HSN, we always recommend responsible consumption of dietary supplements, which includes consulting your doctor or a specialist before starting and defining the appropriate dose of vitamins for you. Likewise, the manufacturer's recommendations should be followed and you should seek medical help in the event of any issues.

No. Although it has always been claimed that vitamin C prevents and acts against common colds, there are no conclusive studies on the possible preventive capacity of ascorbic acid against colds or flus.

This vitamin contributes to the normal formation of collagen for the normal functioning of the skin.

Because he's a great ally for them. Just look at the multiple contributions it makes to the proper functioning of the body, including:

  • Normal immune system function during and after intense physical exercise.
  • Normal energy metabolism.
  • Collagen formation for the normal functioning of blood vessels, bones and cartilage.
  • Normal immune and nervous system function.
  • Protecting cells from oxidative stress.
  • Reducing tiredness and fatigue.