Now Foods, Vitamin C Crystals, 8 oz (227 g)
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- Antioxidant Protection
- Ascorbic Acid
- Pure Powder
- Pharmaceutical Grade
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
Vitamin C is a water soluble nutrient well known for its vital role in the immune system. Vitamin C is necessary for the production of collagen (a structural protein in connective tissue) and is therefore important for skin, bone, and joint health. Vitamin C is needed for amino acid metabolism and the utilization of many nutrients such as folic acid and iron. It is also a highly effective antioxidant that can protect the body's cell and molecules from damage by free radicals and reactive oxygen species generated during normal metabolism and exposure to environmental stressors.
As a dietary supplement, take 1/2 level teaspoon 1 to 3 times daily, in juice or water.
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.
Fine ascorbic acid dissolves more readily in liquids than regular crystalline ascorbic acid. This product is Pharmaceutical grade.
This product is sold by weight not volume.
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: 1/2 Level Teaspoon (2.25 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 101|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)||2.25 g||3750%|
NOW needs to get on the non-GMO bandwagon. I wrote to them and asked if it was non-GMO and they said, no, it's not non-GMO. Bunch of double negatives in there but this is made with GMO corn. I threw away 3 bottles of this. I'll pay more for a non-GMO Vitamin C powder.
All is good with this Vitamin C product offered by Now Foods, except it is NOT a Non-GMO product. It means, this is a Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) product. If you take a Vitamin C supplement with Ascorbic Acid and you guessed it, you are likely consuming a supplement with GMO origins, unless the corn was certified organic. The main source for Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C is corn which extensively corrupt material made by Monsanto and others. In fact, 98% of corn crops are GMO tainted. Regarding the taste, with the pH level in the range of 2.5 to 3, it's in the range of strong Acidic level and one can definitely expect a strong sour taste on this product as no sweetener/flavouring ingredient is added. Alkaline tastes a bit bitter in general. If you are looking for something Non-GMO Vitamin C product, this will not suit you. I am a strong advocate on scientific medical research and evidence-based information, and constantly want to differentiate between marketing hyperbole and real world effects. I hope you'll find my review Helpful to you. Best wishes and good health to everyone!
omg this is so sour!
Posted by 5760529547591789403 on Jul 08, 2016
This is the first time trying out vitamin c crystal and I didn't know it's so sour!!! I don't know what should I do with this bottle!
Not very soluble
Posted by 4804207178604596321 on Jun 21, 2016
Efficient but a bit too sour and difficult to dissolve
Posted by 5143757720319361060 on May 26, 2016
This product works fine, nice and smooth skin.
DO NOT ORDER VIA DHL
Posted by 4752720376460048967 on May 17, 2016
They now charge 50€ additional for self handling of customs! I will never order from Iherb again!!