NutriBiotic, Calcium Ascorbate, Crystalline Powder, 16 oz (454 g)
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1.36 lbs (0.62 kg)
- Product Code: NBC-00401
- UPC Code: 728177004019
- Package Quantity: 16 oz (454 g)
- Dimensions: 3.2 x 3.2 x 6.1 in, 1.15 lbs (0.52 kg)
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- Where Science Works Naturally
- Pharmaceutical Grade
- Buffered Vitamin C
- Crystalline Powder
- Dietary Supplement
- Vegan and Hypoallergenic
- pH 7.3†
- Naturally Fresh Nitro Pak - Bacteria Free Environment
†Measure of acidity/alkalinity (neutral pH is 7.0)
NutriBiotic Calcium Ascorbate is a fully reacted, buffered comp0und combining vitamin C and calcium in a highly soluble form.
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that cannot be produced by the body and, therefore, must be replenished daily. Vitamins C has several beneficial purposes including developing and maintaining healthy skin and bones and plays important roles in many biochemical reactions. Vitamin C provides support to the body's immune system by protection cells from oxidative stresses.
Calcium helps maintain bone density. Adequate calcium as part of a healthy diet, along with physical activity, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis in later life. Calcium not only serves as the principle component of skeletal tissue, but also plays a vital role in many bodily functions.
Mix 1/2 teaspoon or more into a glass of juice or water. Take with or without meals, or as directed by a licensed healthcare professional.
Made without common food allergens such as milk, soy, egg, yeast, and wheat. Contains no rose hips, animal products, fillers, excipients, lubricants, binders starch, colorings, flavorings, or preservatives.
Our Promise and Guarantee: We use only 100% pure pharmaceutical grade calcium ascorbate USP-FCC* (C12H14CaO12) which contains no corn residue, plant antigens, or protein impurities. Individuals allergic to corn or yeast can use this product with confidence.
Made Without Gluten or GMOs
|Serving Size: 1/2 Teaspoon (2.5 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 181|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (as calcium ascorbate USP-FCC*)||2245 mg||3742%|
|Calcium (as calcium ascorbate USP-FCC*)||255 mg||26%|
|*United States Pharmacopoeia - Food Chemical Codex|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Dr. Paul Levy has written a book, "Curing the Incurable", which says it all about C. Calcium ascorbate C is gentle on the stomach and allows large doses to be taken. I have taken 20 grams for food poisoning, and been normal within 2 hours. Nutribiotics web site explains how they completely react their calcium ascorbate to make a very safe and effective form of vitamin C, for those who want the benefits described in Dr. Levy's book. Vitamin C has a bad habit of working.
This dissolves well with a few seconds of vigorous stirring. The taste is not gag-worthy. I purchase this brand because it lasts a while, is non-gmo, and is in one of the best non-acidic forms. I give two doses to my dogs daily in their Honest kitchen.