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Lamberts Calcium Ascorbate 250g Crystals

Product code: 8106-250
£19.85
(incl VAT)
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This soluble fine white crystal formulation is ideal for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets. Calcium Ascorbate is a non-acidic form of Vitamin C. These soluble fine crystals provide a useful amount of calcium and are suitable for those with intestinal problems.

Vitamin C:
  • Is involved in cell and the repair of tissues.
  • It is involved in the conversion of proline (an amino acid) to hydroxyproline (a non-essential amino acid necessary for the construction collagen).
  • Essential in collagen maintenance in skin, bones and teeth.
  • Is required for the activity of leucocytes, immunoglobulins and natural antibodies.
  • Protects vitamins A and E against damage.
  • Helps to maintain normal blood cholesterol levels.
  • Is involved in the formation of corticosteroid hormones in the adrenal gland.

Vitamin C was first discovered in 1932 and was the subject of the first controlled nutritional experiment in recorded history. It is known to be involved in at least 300 biochemical pathways in the body. It is a water soluble vitamin which cannot be produced by humans and so is taken into the system via the diet.

Dosage:
1 to 3 grams daily. Small intakes several times daily (freshly made up with water) are more beneficial than a large single daily dose.
Allergen Advice: None.

Approximate pH: 6.8-7.4.

Suitable for vegetarians.

Caution: Over 1000mg of Vitamin C may cause mild stomach upset in sensitive individuals.

Ingredients per 1/4 teaspoon (1 gram):
Vitamin C 897mg, Calcium 103mg.