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Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder -- 1 lb

Vitamin C for Sensitive Stomachs. Vitamin C ascorbic acid is a water-soluble substance found in citrus fruits and green vegetables. It is an important antioxidant that protects the body from free radicals and fights oxidative stress both of which threaten the immune system. In fact a major immune-supporting activity of vitamin C is boosting glutathione levels in human lymphocytes cells that make up about 25% of all white cells in the blood. Scientists have determined that the body needs high levels of vitamin C during periods of stress.
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5 out of 9(56%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder -- 1 lb
Review 1 for Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder -- 1 lb
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marielouise
fromSantee, SC
Not the taste I was expecting
 April 5, 2014
"I previously used Nutricology's brand before this but thought I would save some money. I found the taste of this product to be much different and didn't like it. Plus, I had to adjust my daily intake all over again."
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Review 2 for Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder -- 1 lb
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5 / 5
5 / 5
cocotdg
fromSwitzerland
Age:35-44
Gender:Female
GOOD QUALITY, GREAT PRICING
 January 26, 2014
"This is a great way to have your vitamin C supplement, especially if you can not stand the acidity of ascorbic acid. Stir well in a big glass of water and drink after it is completely dissolved for optimum results"
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Review 3 for Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder -- 1 lb
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Carol6
 January 31, 2013
"This is very good product if you want a highly concentrated buffered vitamin C powder without sugar or artificial sweeteners/flavorings. Although not delicious-tasting, it has a fairly neutral taste - I drink it in plain water."
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Review 4 for Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder -- 1 lb
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4 / 5
4 / 5
Psientist
fromSedona AZ
Age:65-74
Gender:Female
Effective way to get vitamin C
 October 31, 2012
"The "Pleasant taste" is a relative statement. If you try other buffered vitamin C products, you will find that they taste so bad they make you gag. I have tried several buffered C products, and this is by far the most palatable though I admit it doesn't taste "good". It is quite acceptable mixed with fruit juice. It is true that if you do not use the product up within about a year, evidently the moisture in the air will make the buffering agents cake and turn yellow brown. For those of us who like the benefits of high doses of vitamin C, this is the best way to take it without the potential stomach irritation from acidic vitamin C powder. If you use buffered C on a daily basis you will run out far before it turns color."
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Review 5 for Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder -- 1 lb
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1 / 5
1 / 5
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Corn
 August 7, 2012
"The Life Extension website states that this product contains corn, contrary to the Vitacost website."
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Review 6 for Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder -- 1 lb
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Ralph007
This vitamin is a mistake
 October 3, 2011
"I did not consume this as fast since I have other multivitamins as well and was using this as a booster.
Upon opening it had awful chemical smell, probably of the minerals but I never smelled it in any single or multivitamin ever. Few months later it literally became a solid rock and it turned color from pure white to sandy dark color - no joke. I had to use hammer to crush up this powder but a week later I just threw it out.
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Review 7 for Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder -- 1 lb
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karensee
Nasty Stuff
 May 1, 2010
"The directions say to mix with water for a "pleasant tasting drink"...don't believe it!! I tried it with water and with juice but this stuff is just awful. It's very acidic even though it's buffered and the flavor is anything but pleasant. I had to send it back."
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Ratings-only reviews for Life Extension Buffered Vitamin C Powder -- 1 lb
Based on the average of (2) ratings-only reviews
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
2 out of 2 recommend this product