Now Foods, AlphaSorb-C 500, 180 Veggie Caps
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Now Foods, AlphaSorb-C 500, 180 Veggie Caps
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Shipping Weight:0.65 lbsSwitch to Metric units
- Product Code: NOW-00717
- UPC Code: 733739007179
- Package Quantity: 180 Veggie Caps
2.8 x 2.8 x 5.2 in, 0.55 lbsSwitch to Metric units
- Antioxidant Protection
- Threonic Acid & Alpha Lipoic Acid Enhanced
- Buffered, Bioavailable Vitamin C
- Transport C-Plus
- A Dietary Supplement
- Vegetarian- Vegan
- Family Owned Since 1968
- GMP Quality Assured
Vitamin C is best known as an antioxidant that can protect the body's cells and molecules from damage by free radicals. NOW AlphaSorb-C includes Transport C-Plus, a trademarked combination of Threonic Acid-enhanced, buffered (non-acidic) Calcium Ascorbate with Alpha Lipoic Acid. Threonic Acid is Vitamin C metabolite that has been shown to enhance cellular uptake of Vitamin C. Alpha Lipoic Acid functions as a free radical scavenger that can help regenerate Vitamin C in the body and may also enhance its utilization. With this unique formula, NOW has created a well-absorbed and highly biologically available Vitamin C supplement.
Take 1 capsule 1 to 3 times daily, preferably with food.
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.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
|Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (from Threonic Acid Enhanced Buffered Calcium Ascorbate)||500 mg||833%|
|Calcium (from Buffered Calcium Ascorbate)||60 mg||6%|
|Transport C-Plus (Trademarked blend of Threonic Acid Enhanced Buffered Calcium Ascorbate and Alpha Lipioc Acid)||650 mg||†|
|Alpha Lipoic Acid||40 mg||†|
|Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex||100 mg||†|
|Acerola Powder (Malpighia puncifolia) (Fruit)||25 mg||†|
|Rose Hips Powder (Rosa canina) (Fruit)||25 mg||†|
|Rutin Powder (Sophora japonica) (Flower Bud)||25 mg||†|
|† Daily Value not established.|
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.
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Great effective and Worth trying, you can less 5% to 20% by the below lifetime PR0M0 C0DE
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Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 26, 2017 | Verified Purchase
This product is unbelievable! I have a friend who has 8 children and they are never sick. I have one son and he was always sick with colds and allergies and he reacted poorly to allergy medication. One day I asked my friend how her children stayed so healthy. She told me about this product and I've been a believer ever since. I take 1 in the morning and 1 with dinner. If I start to feel like I'm getting sick or if I am plagued by post nasal drip due to allergies, I take one with lots of water and feel better, noticeably quick. I highly recommend this product !
No side effects
Posted by iHerb Customer on Feb 25, 2017 | Verified Purchase
This uses the C to my wife because with other forms of vitamin has some problems with the stomach. Since the uses has not complained. Without any particular explanation I generally preferred the vitamins of C NOW who thought they were in good price and offer good results.
Vitamin C + ALA
Posted by dr-alex on Nov 21, 2015 | Verified Purchase
Why AlphaSorb? Higher absorption - "move more Vitamin C through the body over a longer period of time", gentle to the stomach and of course the inclusion of Alpha Lipoic Acid, a truly multi-talented antioxidant "recycling plant!" You see, ALA has the ability to recycle or regenerate other antioxidants that have become inactive, such as vitamins C and E, CoQ10 and it even itself! Recommended serving size is 1 cap/day but when my body's immunity is compromised, I increase the dose to 3 caps/day (1-1-1). Highly recommended.
Excellent Vit C
Posted by iHerb Customer on Jun 01, 2015 | Verified Purchase
For anyone but especially a person who has AFS, this is an excellent Vit C taking less adrenal to break down and absorb.