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linky123
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I need a vitamin C supplement that won't tear up my stomach.

Any suggestions?

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I haven't found one yet. Pretty much gave it up!

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At Walmart I bought Spring Valley Super C-Complex with Lemon Bioflavonoid Complex and have been able to take that with no after effects even though I have been recovering from Ulcers and/or Gastritis.
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glm1111
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Ester C with bioflavonoids by American health is a buffered vitamin c much easier on the stomach.

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linky123
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Thanks [Smile]

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Good luck!

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I recently read that GAC, a tropical fruit from SE Asia, has 30-40x the amount of Vit C in an orange! See what anyone can find out about this and availability...
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Razzle
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Mineral ascorbates are generally much more gentle on the stomach than ascorbic acid.

I like sodium ascorbate, and my DH uses calcium ascorbate.

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Fuel1212
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Have you looked into liposomal vit C? It actually is more absorbable than IV vit C. The good thing is... you can make it yourself pretty easily.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shdHZ9FGqfc

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Judie
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I agree with fuel1212. liposomal C is the only one I could tolerate.

I got a bottle on amazon for pretty cheap to try.

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