Magnesium Ascorbate is a buffered (non-acidic) form of Vitamin C that will not contribute to gastric irritation in acid-sensitive persons. Magnesium Ascorbate is synthesized from a combination of Ascorbic Acid and Magnesium to form Magnesium Ascorbate. NOW® also distributes a variety of powdered vitamins and minerals including Pure Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Ascorbate, Sodium Ascorbate and Vitamin C Complex Powder.
From the FDA's website: "Some scientific evidence suggests that consumption of antioxidant vitamins may reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer. However, FDA has determined that this evidence is limited and not conclusive."
Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take 1/4 level teaspoon daily, preferably with meals.
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