Life Extension Ascorbyl Palmitate 500 mg 100 Vegetarian Capsules
Product ID: LX15331
UPC Code: 737870153313
Shipping Weight: 0.2400 lbs
Life Extension Ascorbyl Palmitate 500 mg 100 Vegetarian Capsules Product Details
Ascorbyl palmitate (AP) is an ester formed from ascorbic acid and palmitic acid creating a fat-soluble form of vitamin C that can reach tissue areas ascorbic acid cannot. This form is synthetic from two compounds; it has been shown to be beneficial for protecting the lipids from peroxidation. The lipophilic AP is able to cross biological barriers and satisfies the tissue demand for ascorbate better than the hydrophilic form. AP should be considered as the preferred form of transport of ascorbate into neural tissues.
Technically, the ascorbic acid “part” of ascorbyl palmitate is only 40% of the total weight. Since ascorbyl palmitate and ascorbic acid might work in separate areas of the body, the concentration of ascorbic acid by weight has little relevance to the benefits of ascorbyl palmitate, so it has not been included in the product contents description.
Serving Size: 1 vegetarian capsule
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (from 500 mg ascorbyl palmitate)||200 mg||333%|
|* Daily Value not established.|
Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose (capsule).
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