CALVIT-C: Non-acidic, high-absorption vitamin C now available online
As the world races against time to find a vaccine to stop the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and infected millions worldwide, Filipinos are also racing towards pharmacies to purchase vitamin C in order to boost their immune system.
The surge in demand for vitamin C was evident since the pandemic began and rapid shortages in inventories were seen in most drugstores nationwide. This is mainly due to the fact that most fatalities were those who have a weak immune system.
The coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, spreads through close contact through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected individual coughs or sneezes. Primarily, it attacks the respiratory system with mild to moderate symptoms.
Older people and those with underlying medical conditions — such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer — are more likely to develop a serious illness or worse could succumb to the coronavirus.
As the number of infections continues to rise and fear of the spread of the disease remains with no vaccine in sight, vitamin C plays a vital role in strengthening one’s immune system in order to help the body fight off the disease.
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient and a potent antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals and helps prevent cellular damage. It boosts immune cells that can remove harmful bacteria from the body.
Some case studies in humans indicate that high doses of vitamin C can reduce lung inflammation in severe respiratory illnesses such as swine flu (H1N1) or those caused by other viruses.
There are many brands and types of vitamin C that are out in the market today. The best ones to look for when buying are usually those that are the “non-acidic” type as they are mild on the stomach, especially for some who are acidic, and they have a minimum content of 500 mg.
CALVIT-C is a certified drug that contains calcium ascorbate, a natural form of vitamin C. It’s a compound that is readily absorbed in the bloodstream compared to the daily vitamin C capsule or tablet. It’s gentle on the stomach and helps replace any calcium that vitamin C might remove from the body.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, while a vaccine has yet to be developed and tested, it’s always important to note that prevention — which calls for good hygiene and social distancing, among other things — is still better than cure.
Arm your immune system at all times. Do take CALVIT-C every day because with a healthy immune system we can fight off COVID-19. Order yours now by clicking on this link: CALVIT-C.
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