Carlson Labs, ACES, 200 Softgels
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Air pollution, tobacco smoke, ozone, radiation, dietary fats and heavy exercise can produce unstable substances in the body called free radicals. Research has established that excess free radicals can damage healthy cells.
ACES provides four natural antioxidants (vitamin A, C and E plus selenium) to help protect the body from the harmful effects of free radicals.
The sources of nutrients in ACES are chosen with care. Beta-Carotene (pro-Vitamin A) is derived from tiny plants, D. salina algae, which also supply minor amounts of other carotenoids such as alpha carotene, cryptoxanthin, zeaxanthin, and lutein. Calcium ascorbate is a non-acidic form of Vitamin C which is gentle in the stomach. Vitamin E is 100% natural-source, the most biologically active form, from soy. Selenium is organically bound with an essential nutrient (methionine) to promote assimilation.
Take two soft gels daily at mealtime.
Sunflower oil, beeswax, lecithin (soybeans), palm fruit stearin, glyceryl monostearate. Soft Gel: Beef gelatin, glycerin, water, carob.
Wheat-free. Milk-free. Preservative-free. Yeast-free. Gluten-free.
Keep bottle tightly closed. Store away from heat and moisture.
Color variations may occur.
|Serving Size: 2 Softgels|
|Servings Per Container: 100|
|Amount Per 2 Softgels||% DV|
|Vitamin A (as beta carotene)||10,000 IU||200%|
|Vitamin C (as calcium ascorbate)||1000 mg||1667%|
|Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol)||400 IU||1333%|
|Calcium (as calcium ascorbate)||119 mg||12%|
|Selenium (as l-selenomethionine)||100 mcg||143%|
We've been taking this for about ten years, as needed. We use it when we start to feel like we're getting a cold. It has the right combo of vitamins and minerals to combat infection, etc. because when you're getting sick you don't want to be taking supplements with iron in them, etc. (Iron can "feed" an infection.) Though studies have shown that beta-carrotene is not really helpful, they studied synthetic b-c, while this contains b-c from sea algae, which I believe is a much better source and also contains other trace nutrients. The C in this one is easy on the stomach, and the E is the best type: d-alpha, not dl-alpha. (Carlson is great at making E; that's how they made a name for themselves, that and their great fish oil.) The selenium content is just right so that if you take two of these per day you'll get the max amount of selenium, plus a conservative but decent amount of C, plus a good amount of E and beta carotene. Works for us!
I have difficulty tolerating most Vitamin C supplements—even the "buffered" variety causes me stomach discomfort—but not these guys. Carlson's is a respected name within the supplement industry and a brand that my nutritionist recommends. And IHERB's price on the product is as good as it gets.
Posted by Reviewer1550557 on Jul 21, 2013
I am not yet try the product
helps with skinq
Posted by Reviewer2172723 on May 16, 2012
my son is taking this along with AKN Skincare. They are working well together for his acne. Capsules are quite large.
Posted by Reviewer1366317 on Dec 01, 2011
I don't know what makes Carlson better than other brands, but I know these vitamins are effective and readily absorbed. They are worth paying a little more for, but buying them through iHerb helps keep them cost-effective.
Posted by Reviewer2697166 on Oct 24, 2011
lots of doctors recommend this product for some reason. It has a stellar reputation. I buy all my stuff from iherb. They ship fast and the prices are good. : )
Posted by Reviewer1275817 on Aug 15, 2011
Aces is one of the best heart healthy vitamins around not to be out done by the incredible company that sells them iHerb. I order and it's as if they personally deliver it. It's usually NEXT DAY. I'm sold on both.