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AlphaSorb-C 500 $24.00 $18.00

AlphaSorb-C 500

A more highly absorbable for of vitamin c for colds, the flu, and immunity with an antioxidant (lipoic acid,) 500 mg, 180 Vegicaps.    

We at Nutriscreen Inc. have had good results with our patients using this product and have decided to keep it in stock.

NOW Foods

  • Antioxidant Protection.
  • Threonic Acid & Alpha Lipoic Acid Enhanced.
  • Buffered, Bioavailable Vitamin C.
  • Vegetarian Formula.

NOW AlphaSorb-C contains the Vitamin C metabolite, Threonic Acid, which has been shown to enhance cellular uptake of Vitamin C. This buffered, non-acidic Vitamin C supplement also contains Alpha Lipoic Acid, an antioxidant known to help regenerate Vitamin C in the body. Furthermore, studies suggest that Alpha Lipoic Acid may enhance the body"s utilization of Vitamin C. The addition of Bioflavonoids as synergists helps to create a well-absorbed, highly effective Vitamin C supplement.

Vitamin C is best known as a highly effective antioxidant that can protect the body"s cells and molecules from damage by free radicals.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size 1 Tablet 
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value 
Vitamin C (from Threonic Acid Enhanced Buffered Calcium Ascorbate) 1.0 g (1,000 mg) >1667% 
Calcium (from Buffered Calcium Ascorbate) 120 mg 12% 
Alpha Lipoic Acid 100 mg 
Citrus Bioflavonoids (37% total bioflavonoids as Hesperidin) 75 mg 
Acerola Powder 25 mg 
Rose Hips Powder (Rosa canina) (Seed) 25 mg 
Rutin 25 mg

Other Ingredients: Cellulose, Croscarmellose, Sodium, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Silica, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source) and Vegetable Coating. 

Contains no: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg or shellfish.

Vegetarian/Vegan Product. 

What does Alpha Lipoic Acid do?

Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) is a vitamin-like antioxidant, sometimes referred to as the “universal antioxidant” because it is soluble in bothfat and water.1 ALA is manufactured in the body and is found in some foods, particularly liver and yeast.

ALA is capable of regenerating several other antioxidants back to their active states, including vitamin C,2 vitamin E,3 glutathione,4 andcoenzyme Q10.5

ALA has several potential benefits for people with diabetes. It enhances glucose uptake in type 2 (adult onset or non-insulin-dependent) diabetes, inhibits glycosylation (the abnormal attachment of sugar to protein), and has been used to improve diabetic nerve damage and reduce pain associated with that nerve damage.6 Most studies have used intravenous alpha lipoic acid, but oral supplementation has nonetheless proved partially helpful in treating at least one form of diabetic neuropathy, using 800 mg per day.7

Preliminary evidence indicates that 150 mg of alpha lipoic acid, taken daily for one month, improves visual function in people withglaucoma.8

ALA has been shown to inhibit the replication of the HIV virus in the test tube; however, it is not known whether supplementing with ALA would benefit HIV-infected people.9

Intravenous administration of ALA has significantly increased the survival rate of people who have eaten poisonous mushrooms.10Such a treatment should be prescribed by a doctor and should not be attempted on one’s own.

Suggested Usage: 
As a dietary supplement, take 1 tablet daily, preferably with meals. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Pycnogenol and Tru-E BioComplex.

Notice: Individual results may vary. You should always consult with your physician before starting this product or any health-related program.

Disclaimer: The product descriptions and the statements on this page are from manufacturers and/or distributors and have not been evaluated by VitaSprings or the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Check our informational website for articles, videos, etc. from the Dr.: http://www.nutriscreen.com

More products from manufacturer at : www.now.org

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 18 August, 2009.
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