Find science-backed ingredients for immunity in the new Vicks (PH) Vitamins
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Find science-backed ingredients for immunity in the new Vicks (PH) Vitamins

Did you know that Vitamin C, Zinc, and also Vitamin D are known to support your immune system? Find out why and how Vicks’ newest vitamin product helps strengthen your immune defense, along with proper diet and exercise.

These days, staying healthy and strong is more than a goal — it is a must. A simple sneeze could send the alarms off in your head about your health. This is why we take extra measures to level up our immunity and build better defenses even before things get worse.

Boosting the immune system has never been more crucial as it is now. For it to function properly, sufficient vitamins and nutrients are needed. This is why Vicks is bringing its first-ever vitamins in the Philippines Ascorbic Acid + Zinc + Cholecalciferol (Vicks Immune Defense)

As a leading global brand on cough and cold treatments, Vicks has provided solutions to manage cough and cold symptoms. With the introduction of its new vitamin product in the Philippines, Ascorbic Acid + Zinc + Cholecalciferol (Vicks Immune Defense) helps boost your immune defenses along with proper diet and exercise. This is because of the science-backed ingredients found in each capsule: Vitamin C, Zinc, and even high-strength Vitamin D.

While Vitamin C and Zinc may be widely known ingredients to help provide immune support, there are new studies that show how Vitamin D also provides a role in building immune defenses.

The untapped power of vitamin D

In recent years, extensive research has been done on the health benefits of Vitamin D. As it turns out, supplementation of this vitamin has a key role in innate immunity, which is the body’s frontline response to novel pathogens.

According to a published article in The Harvard Gazette, while Vitamin D is already widely prescribed for a variety of ailments, a global team of researchers has found that it also helps protect the body against colds and flu. Senior author of a new global collaborative study, Carlos Camargo of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), was quoted saying “Our analysis has also found that it helps the body fight acute respiratory infection.”

In fact, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci recommends supplementation of Vitamin D, as he even takes it himself. In a CNBC Article, he was quoted saying “If you are deficient in vitamin D, that does have an impact on your susceptibility to infection. So, I would not mind recommending, and I do it myself taking vitamin D supplements.”

Vitamin C and Zinc

As one of the most widely-studied vitamins for its beneficial effects on overall health, Vitamin C has been found to be helpful in shortening the duration and the severity of a cold if taken as supplements. In a study, those who are on daily supplements (of Vitamin C for up to three months), fared better compared to those who are taking Vitamin C during the first day of the cold (without previous supplementation). Regular Vitamin C supplementation can help reduce the duration and severity of common cold symptoms, especially in those who are in extreme cold situations and acute physical stress. In addition, Zinc is involved in the immune function and cell damage. Several Studies would attest to this, in fact The World Health Organization touts zinc and its facilitation of cell growth and metabolism and without it, the body becomes less resistant to infections.

#VStrong

With the cold season upon us, the line “prevention is better than cure” is truly applicable, and every day is a chance to defend yourself from colds. With the overwhelming information available for you, choose the one that is backed by science. 

VStrong for yourself and your loved ones. With each capsule of the new Vicks vitamin contains 500 mg Vitamin C (equivalent to 562.43 mg Sodium Ascorbate), 10 mg Zinc, and 1000 IU high-strength Vitamin D, the new Vicks Vitamin helps support immune defense along with proper diet and exercise.

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Ascorbic Acid + Zinc + Cholecalciferol (Vicks Immune Defense) is available in all leading drugstores nationwide. It’s also available online via the Watsons Website, Watsons App, Southstar Website, and P&G Health Official Shopee Store.

For more information, visit the website at https://www.vicks.com.ph/en-ph/browse-products/cough-and-cold/vicks-immune-defense and check out their official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/VicksPhilippines/.

 

If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

ASC Reference No. P112P011422VS

 

References:

  1. McGreevey, S and Morrison, M (2021, February 15) Study confirms vitamin D protects against colds and flu. Retrieved December 17, 2021 from https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2017/02/study-confirms-vitamin-d-protects-against-cold-and-flu/
  2. Dietsch, K (2020, July 31). The supplement Dr. Fauci takes to help keep his immune system healthy. Retrieved November 18, 2021 from https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/14/supplements-white-house-advisor-fauci-takes-every-day-to-help-keep-his-immune-system-healthy.html
  3. Hemilä, H., & Chalker, E. (2013). Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013(5). https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd000980.pub4 Retrieved from https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD000980.pub4/full 
  4. Darnton-Hill, I. (2013, July). Zinc supplementation and growth in children. Retrieved from https://www.who.int/elena/bbc/zinc_stunting/en/

 

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