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Calcium Ascorbate

Product description
IUPAC name:

calcium (2R)-2-[(1S)-1,2-dihydroxyethyl]-4-hydroxy-5-oxo-2H-furan-3-olate

Other names:

Calcium diascorbate; Calcium L-ascorbate; Hemicalcium ascorbate; Calci-C; E302

CAS number: 5743-27-1

Calcium ascorbate is a compound with the molecular formula CaC12H14O12. It is the calcium saltof ascorbic acid, one of the mineral ascorbates.

As a food additive, it has the E number E302. Among its many uses is to keep apples fresh, so they do not turn brown quickly. One of the application of calcium ascorbate is to maintain shelflife in fresh-cut fruit and vegetables

Calcium Ascorbate is a natural form of Vitamin C, which is much more readily absorbed in the blood stream than the other forms of calcium. Importantly, calcium is coupled with Vitamin C to deliver the benefits of both calcium & Vitamin C.

Awareness of the necessity of calcium for long term bone health has grown substantially and calcium fortification has exploded across the food chain.

While Vitamin C is the most commonly known vitamin, its health promoting benefits go beyond its ready availability. It is effective against common colds and it is one of the best-known free radical scavengers.

Calcium ascorbate is not only recommended for athletes and the elderly but also for those who wish to strengthen their muscle and bones and to hold the aging process at bay.

Calcium ascorbate is an immune booster and aids in fighting bacterial infections. It is a strong antioxidant destroying free radicals in the body. It is anti-carcinogenic, antitumorigenic and promotes bone and tooth formation. It may aid in lowering blood cholesterol level and slows the aging process. It also helps prevent prostate cancer.


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