Origin: Derived by combining ascorbic acid and calcium salt
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Overview: Calcium ascorbate is a form of vitamin C that is used as a dietary supplement for people who don’t get enough of this nutrient in their daily diet. It is a neutral salt that releases ascorbate ions into the stomach which is then converted into ascorbic acid. Since it is less acidic, it is beneficial for people who may be severely ill or may have sensitive stomach.
Common Dosage: 1 to 3 grams daily