C The Protection For Mom And Baby
Safeguard both mother and child’s health with vitamin C! It’s known as an immune booster and potent antioxidant, protecting and keeping your cells healthy and strong so you and your baby get the best protection in health.
Antioxidant level in women’s body plays major role in promoting the health of eggs. Research has shown that vitamin C is one of the most important antioxidants that could:
- Positively affect the endometrial thickness1
- Significantly regulate normal level of progesterone and estrogen.1
Tip: RNI: 70mg/day
- For some women, morning sickness can last all day. When combined with vitamin K, vitamin C helps to relieve the feeling of nausea and vomiting.
- Improves absorption of iron, which is essential for healthy formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin2, thus reducing the risk of iron-deficiency anaemia.
- Boosts immunity for both mom and baby.3
- Supports baby’s bones and teeth development.
- Strengthens ligaments and tendons for stronger joints during late pregnancy.
Tip: RNI: 80mg/day
- Speeds up tissue repair and wound healing.4
- Wards off infections especially around the wound area.5
- Improves absorption of iron, necessary to help:
- Build infant’s iron storage for first 6 months of life.
- Help moms restore lustrous hair and stronger nails.
- Stimulates production and functions of white blood cells for enhanced immune system.6
Tip: RNI: 95mg/day
HAPPY DAYS AHEAD
- Promotes a healthy complexion by maintaining skin elasticity, reduces appearance of wrinkles and soothes dry and rough skin.
- Acts as depigmenting agent7 to reduce appearance of pigmentation which tends to happen with the surge inhormones during pregnancy.
- Boosts your immunity during cold and flu season.
Tip: RNI: 70mg/day
RNI: Recommended Nutrient Intake
1. Al-Katib, S. R., Al-Kaabi, M. M. H., & Al-Jashamy, K. A. (2013). Effects of vitamin C on the endometrial thickness and ovarian hormones of progesterone and estrogen in married and unmarried women. AJCR, 1(8), 24-31.
2. Cook, J. D., & Monsen, E. R. (1977). Vitamin C, the common cold, and iron absorption. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 30(2), 235-241.Maggini S et al. Essential Role of Vitamin C and Zinc in Child Immunity and Health. J Int Med Res 2010; 38: 386 – 414
3. Mistry, H. D., & Williams, P. J. (2011). The importance of antioxidant micronutrients in pregnancy. Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity, 2011.
4. Bjørneboe, A., SØYLAND, E., BJØRNEBOE, G. E. A., Rajka, G., & Drevon, C. A. (1987). Effect of dietary supplementation with eicosapentaenoic acid in the treatment of atopic dermatitis. British Journal of Dermatology, 117(4), 463-469.
5. Martanti, L. E., Pramono, N., Wahyuni, S., & Djamaluddin, I. The Effect of Zinc and Vitamin C Additional on Healing Process of Second Degree Perineal Wound in Postpartum.
6. Sorice, A., Guerriero, E., Capone, F., Colonna, G., Castello, G., & Costantini, S. (2014). Ascorbic acid: its role in immune system and chronic inflammation diseases. Mini reviews in medicinal chemistry, 14(5), 444-452.
7. Telang, P. S. (2013). Vitamin C in dermatology. Indian dermatology online journal, 4(2), 143.