• Dr. Bill Rawls

    ABOUT BILL RAWLS, M.D.

    Dr. Rawls' groundbreaking approach to wellness comes from decades of practicing medicine, extensive research in alternative therapies, and firsthand experience helping thousands find their path to wellness. Dr. Rawls is a best-selling author, Medical Director and Co-Founder of Vital Plan, a holistic health company and Certified B Corporation.
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  • Vitamin C
    By Vital Plan
    Reviewed by Bill Rawls, MD
    Medical Director of Vital Plan

    Vitamin C provides many functions in the body. Some of the most important are its antioxidant properties, especially when combined with other antioxidants.

    Vitamin C is also essential for generation of collagen. Collagen, present in skin, blood vessels, muscle, joints, brain, and any structural tissue, is what holds the body together.

    Vitamin C: Powerful Antioxidant

    Antioxidants are substances that block damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are a byproduct of the process of generating energy inside cells. Constant generation of free radicals destroys cells and breaks down tissues. Protection from free radical damage with a constant supply of antioxidants is essential for optimal health.

    Vitamin C is one of the most versatile substances in nature. Not only is it a potent antioxidant, but it also recharges other important antioxidants such as glutathione. Vitamin C supports growth and maintains healthy tissues all over the body.

    Benefits of Vitamin C:

    •  The most versatile antioxidant in the body
    •  Recharges other important antioxidants
    •  Repair and maintain cartilage, bones, and teeth
    •  Supports a healthy immune system
    Side effects: Occasional gastric upset and loose stools at larger servings can occur. If side effects occur, reduce the serving.

     

    Ingredients similar to Vitamin C:

    Vitamin D

    *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Always consult your qualified healthcare provider before beginning any diet or program.

    Learn more about Vitamin C from the FDA here »

    The Cellular Wellness Solution

    Discover more in Dr. Bill Rawls’ new #1 Bestselling book: The Cellular Wellness Solution: Tap Into Your Full Health Potential with the Science-Backed Power of Herbs.

    An eye-opening and empowering book that the world needs right now: The Cellular Wellness Solution will fundamentally change how you think about herbs and the powerful role they play in cultivating wellness at the cellular level.”

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    Mark Hyman, MD
    Fourteen-time #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

    About the Medical Director
    Dr. Bill Rawls
    Dr. Rawls is a licensed medical doctor in North Carolina and a leading expert in integrative health. He has extensive training in alternative therapies, and is the Medical Director of Vital Plan, a holistic health and herbal supplement company in Raleigh, NC.
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