Vitamin C and Zinc: How It Boosts Your Child’s Immunity

Your child’s developing immune system could benefit from Vitamin C and Zinc, which are both found in Ceelin Plus. But how exactly do these nutrients help strengthen immunity?

What is Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is the body’s major water-soluble antioxidant. This vitamin is used to produce tissue, speed up wound healing, and reduce blood clotting. More importantly, Vitamin C forms part of the body’s natural immune system. It stimulates the activity of antibodies and immune cells that inhibit bacteria and viruses that harm the body.

 

What is Zinc?

Zinc, on the other hand, is a cofactor of various enzymes involved in cell division and growth. This mineral is required for the normal development of the immune system and helps regulate the activity of cells involved in immune function.

Given what Vitamin C and Zinc can do for the immune system, a deficiency in these nutrients weakens the body’s ability to fight colds, coughs, and other diseases. So when your child’s immune system is refueled with these nutrients, it can effectively fend off germs and viruses that make them ill.

 

Sources of Vitamin C and Zinc

These foods are great dietary sources of of Vitamin C and Zinc:

 

Vitamin C Zinc
Guava

Red pepper

Kiwi

Orange

Green pepper

Grapefruit juice

Strawberries

Cooked oysters

Beef and lamb

Spinach

Pumpkin and squash seeds

Cashews

Cocoa powder

Chickpeas

 

 

While we can continue to provide nutritious meals for our children, some may be picky-eaters. And in order to help assure our kids that they get their daily dose of immunity boost, we may give them Vitamin C and Zinc supplements such as Ceelin Plus everyday.

 

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