Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder 454.60 Grams 737870084457
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Buffered Vitamin C Powder 454.60 Grams

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Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a white, crystalline, water-soluble substance found in citrus fruits and green vegetables. As an antioxidant, vitamin C scavenges free radicals in the body and protects tissues from oxidative stress. Vitamin C also promotes the absorption of iron, while preventing its oxidation. Vitamin C is a vital cofactor to the formation of collagen, the connective tissue that supports arterial walls, skin, bones, and teeth.

More vitamin C is contained in the adrenal glands than any other organ in the body and is required at higher levels during times of stress. Physical stresses on the body such as ingestion of heavy metals, cigarette smoking, infections, extreme temperatures, and chronic use of certain medications such as aspirin also signal the need for increased intake of vitamin C.

Along with ascorbic acid, vitamin C also comes in at least two other forms: chemically bonded to minerals as ascorbates, and as the fat-soluble ascorbyl palmitate. Both of these forms are non-acidic.

Buffered Vitamin C Powder contains four buffering minerals, in addition to ascorbic acid. When mixed with water, this product produces a reduced acid solution that is nonirritating to the stomach or intestinal lining. The minerals also make it a more pleasant tasting and healthful drink.

The substances used in this product make it effervesce for a short while when first mixed with water.

Serving Size

1 rounded teaspoon

Suggested Use

Mix one teaspoon of Buffered Vitamin C Powder into a glass of water. Wait for the fizz to stop before consuming. The minerals buffer out the normally acidic vitamin C to make a pleasant tasting drink.

Does Not Contain

This product contains NO milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish (lobster, crab, shrimp), soybeans, tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, corn, or rice. Contains NO sugar, and no artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, or preservatives

Warnings/Cautions

Consuming high doses of this highly potent product can initially cause diarrhea, expecially when taken on an empty stomach. Take with meals starting off low and gradually increasing the dose.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size is 1 rounded teaspoon
Amount Per Serving%DV
Vitamin C4000mg*
Calcium145mg*
Magnesium55mg*
Zinc2mg*
Potassium365mg*
*Daily Value (DV) not established.

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Customer Reviews

  • 10/13/2013
5

This product is excellent. It tastes good and is easy to digest. I get over 4,000 units of vitamin C in one serving without having to take a bunch of pills. The product helps me with my allergies and gives me energy.

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