The advantage of Biopotent C is that your white blood cells immediately rise after consumption. Ascorbic acid tends to cause an initial lowering of white blood cells which can be deleterious if you are fighting a cold. In addition Ascorbic acid is very acidic and we want to promote alkalization of tissues to prevent aging. Bio-Potent C Promotes healthy immune function and helps maintain protection against free-radical oxidative damage to tissues. Studies have shown that vitamin C increases the activity of the white blood cells involved in fighting infection. Biopotent C also supports synthesis of collagen and connective tissue, promotes healthy circulation.