Now Foods, AlphaSorb-C 500, 180 Veg Capsules
By Now Foods24 Reviews
Expiration Date: Nov 2017
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Shipping Weight: 0.65 lbs (0.29 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00717
- UPC Code: 733739007179
- Package Quantity: 180 Veg Capsules
- Dimensions: 2.8 x 2.8 x 5.2 in, 0.55 lbs (0.25 kg)
- Volume Discount
Combo Discount: -$2.89
- Antioxidant Protection
- Threonic Acid & Alpha Lipoic Acid Enhanced
- Buffered, Bioavailable Vitamin C
- Transport C-Plus
- A Dietary Supplement
- GMP Quality Assured
NOW AlphaSorb-C includes Transport C-Plus, the trademarked blend of Threonic Acid Enhanced Buffered (non-acidic) Calcium Ascorbate and Alpha Lipoic acid. Threonic Acid (a Vitamin C metabolite) has been shown to enhance cellular uptake of vitamin C. Alpha Lipoic Acid is an antioxidant known to help regenerate Vitamin C in the body. Furthermore, studies suggest that Alpha Lipoic Acid may enhance the body's utilization of Vitamin C. The addition of Bioflavonoids helps to create a well-absorbed, highly effective Vitamin C supplement. Vitamin C is best known as a highly effective antioxidant that can protect the body's cells and molecules from damage by free radicals.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 1 to 3 times daily, preferably with food. Consider taking these other NOW products: Pycnogenol and Advanced Gamma E Complex.
Cellulose (capsule), cellulose powder, stearic acid (vegetable source), magnesium stearate (vegetable source) and silica.
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (from Threonic Acid Enhanced
Buffered Calcium Ascorbate)
|Calcium (from Buffered Calcium Ascorbate)||60 mg||6%|
|Transport C-PLUS (Trademarked blend of
Threonic Acid Enhanced Buffered Calcium Ascorbate and Alpha Lipoic Acid)
|Alpha Lipoic Acid||40 mg||†|
|Citrus Bioflavonoids||100 mg||†|
|Acerola Powder||25 mg||†|
|Rose Hips Powder (Rosa canina) (Fruit)||25 mg||†|
|Rutin Powder||25 mg||†|
|† Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I'm currently doing chelation to remove mercury and lead from my body. This AlphaSorb-C helps this process for me (confirmed with muscle testing). I find that I tolerate esterified vitamin C better than ascorbic acid, and I like the other synergistic ingredients in this supplement. Good price too. But I wish it came in a tablet as well as Vcaps.
Taking this vitamin C made my nose clear up a bit...I wondered why and was surprised to see hesperidin on the label ....which of course helps in allergies and is primarily used in treating bladder cancer as per Dr. Blaylock's book Natural Strategies for Cancer patients. Also, it's in the correct formulation by being buffered and it's in the 500mg which is good since you should NEVER take Vit C in less than 500 mg IF you take it ALONE. Lower does of vit c when taken alone is not good. If I had one choice of vitamin to take with me on a deserted island it would definately be Vit. C!! Taking Vit C with food makes you absorb iron from your food which you always want to avoid unless you are anemic. Stay away from iron unless anemic.