Sodium Ascorbate is buffered (non-acidic) and will not contribute to gastric irritation in acid-sensitive persons. Sodium Ascorbate is synthesized from a combination of Sodium Bicarbonate and Ascorbic Acid to form Sodium Ascorbate.
NOW®Sodium Ascorbate Powder is an inexpensive buffered form of Vitamin C and is Pharmaceutical Grade.
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.
1/2 Level Teaspoon
Servings Per Container:
||Amount Per Serving
||% Daily Value
| Vitamin C (from Sodium Ascorbate)
|| 1.69 g (1,690 mg)
| Sodium (from Sodium Ascorbate)
|| 210 mg
| * Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take 1/2 level teaspoon daily, preferably with meals.
Free of: sugar, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg or preservatives.
Other Ingredients: None. Vegetarian Formula.
Warnings: Caution: This product contains sodium and should not be used by those on sodium-restricted diets.
Disclaimers: This product is sold by weight not volume.