Vitamin c is used by the body for thousands of biochemical reactions including the vital role of healthy collagen. The need for this anti-aging nutrient skyrockets as the body is exposed to stressors such as toxins and infections. Recently an analysis of more than 100 studies in the last ten years was published which confirms the diversity of functions and benefits of vitamin c in maintaining health at doses well above the rdi (500-2000mg daily). A 2014 meta-analysis confirms a healthy effect on endothelial function. Endothelial cells line the blood vessels and are important for cardiovascular health. Additional clinical study documents that supplementing in those with insufficient intake has a healthy effect on immune response and improved mood and energy levels. These tablets are specially manufactured to release the dietary ingredients continuously over a 5-7 hour period. These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.