Alacer Emergen-C Immune+ Super Orange Flavor - 45 Count

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Alacer Emergen-C Immune+ (45 Count) Super Orange Flavor

Directions: Take 3 gummies daily with food. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications or natural health products.

Vitamin D: Helps Insure you get your daily dose even if the sun isn't shining.

Immunity: Helps maintain immune function and overall good health.

Vegetarian: Gluten-free , and with natural fruit flavors.

Ingredients:

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)500 mg
Vitamin D (cholecalciferol)20 mcg/800 IU
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride)1.5 mg
Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)4 mcg
Biotin36 mcg
Manganese (manganese gluconate)0.38 mg
Zinc (zinc sulfate)1.5 mg

Medicinal Ingredients Per Gummy
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)167 mcg
Vitamin D (cholecalciferol)6.7mcg/267 IU
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride)0.5 mg
Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)1.3 mcg
Biotin12 mcg
Manganese (manganese gluconate)0.13 mg
Zinc (zinc sulfate)0.5 mg

Non-Medicinal Ingredients

Acacia, annatto extract, citric acid, corn starch, dl-alpha tocopherol, flavour, glucose syrup, maltodextrin, medium chain triglycerides, pectin, polysorbate 80, potassium hydroxide, propylene glycol, sugar, tricalcium phosphate, trisodium citrate, water.

Although the vitamin C is listed on the label as ascorbic acid, as soon as you add water to this product, the ascorbic acid is converted into mineral ascorbates, due to the presence of sodium bicarbonate. If you do research on the Internet, you'll see that a common recipe for vitamin C in ascorbate form is to take ascorbic acid, then add baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) and water. So don't worry - even though the label says "ascorbic acid", as soon as you add water, all the ascorbic acid is converted to mineral ascorbates - a highly absorbable, non-irritating form of vitamin C.

Keep in mind that vitamin C transits through the body very quickly, so to increase absorption: drink one packet at a time and sip slowly. It can also have a bit of a diuretic effect, so best not to drink it before bed (or you may have to get up in the night to pee). Or if you have kids that might wet the bed, don't let them drink any within 3 to 4 hours of bedtime.