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Now Foods, Tru-C BioComplex, 60 Veggie Caps
By Now Foods162 Reviews
0.18 lbs (0.08 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00706
- UPC Code: 733739007063
- Package Quantity: 60 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 4.3 x 2 x 2 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
- Antioxidant Protection
- Amla Extract (100% Natural, Non-GMO)
- Fruit Source, Corn and Citrus Free
- Immune and Vascular Support
- A Dietary Supplement
NOW Tru-C BioComplex contains an extract of the Amla Berry (Phyllanthus emblica), one of the most frequently used Ayurvedic herbs. Amla is an exceptionally rich source of Vitamin C, and has naturally occurring Bioflavonoids and Tannins. Recent scientific studies have shown that the tannins and flavonoids unique to Amla can help to support and modulate immune function. Amla may also provide protection for vascular structures against oxidative stress. In addition, Tru-C BioComplex contains Rutin, Rose Hips, and Grape Seed Extract. NOW Tru-C BioComplex has only Non-GMO, fruit-derived Vitamin C. This vegetarian, non-synthetic source of Vitamin C is citrus- and corn-free.
As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules 1 to 2 times daily. Consider taking these other NOW products: Advanced Gamma E Complex and Alpha Lipoic Acid.
Cellulose (capsule), cellulose powder, magnesium stearate (vegetable source), stearic acid (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.
Natural color variations may occur in this product.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
|Serving Size: 2 Veg Capsules|
|Servings Per Container: 30|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (from Organic Amla Extract)||400 mg||667%|
|Organic Amla Extract (Phyllanthus emblica) (Fruit) (min. 50% Natural Ascorbic Acid)||800 mg||†|
|Rutin Powder||100 mg||†|
|Rose Hips (Rosa canina) (Fruit)||40 mg||†|
|Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera) (Seed) (Standardized for Polyphenols)||20 mg||†|
|† Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Much has been written here on the benefits of this product and I agree with much of it. I have been using Vitamin C for over 25 years in different forms. From my personal experience I totally believe that the benefit of a Whole food vitamin is superior to isolated synthetic vitamins. I have also found from experience, when you get your vitamins from whole food sources you don't need to take huge amounts to get the same benefit as you would with a synthetic. I use to take 3-5grams of Ascorbic acid a day. Usually multi-dosing through out the day. Most ascorbic acid today is manufactured from Corn. Mostly GMO corn. Why would you even want to consider taking that? With a whole food source you are getting all of the other constituents (like the bio flavonoids) that work synergistically with that vitamin. This is the way your body was designed to absorb nutrition. To me, this seems very logical. You would not put diesel fuel in your sports car? Put in your body the fuel it was designed to run on. I take two caps of these a day. One with Breakfast and one with either lunch or dinner. When I am feeling run down I will double my dose and maybe add some additional B-vitamins. I do feel a difference. Much more than when I was taking synthetic C in much higher amounts. This is a great product, however,I am only giving this 4 stars vs. 5 because I am disappointed NOW does not offer this in a bulk powder form and allow folks a greater savings. I find more and more people on fixed incomes are not taking important supplements or are substituting cheaper multi-vitamins. If you found this review helpful, kindly indicate that by clicking on the Yes Button. Also, visit my iherb Home page to see many more value added reviews. Peace and good health!
This product comes at a great price and all natural source of vitamin C. Conveniently in capsules for when you are not making a shake so it's easy to take with meals. Doesn't hurt my stomach either. Reviewed in April 2012. I've decided now that I prefer to use products that don't have any magnesium Stereate in them or any expedient which are just in there to facilitate the movement of the powder in the machinery that puts the powder in the capsules. Not really great stuff for the body however. I usually prefer now to take my Vitamin C in powder form which reduces the need for any fillers or expedients and also see if other companies can provide capsules without those added ingredients. However I've been a long time fan of Now but use them for powder form supplements mostly.