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Vitamin C Ascorbyl Palmitate 120caps


Ascorbyl Palmitate is an ester derived from ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) and palmitic acid. Palmitic acid is the most ubiquitous saturated fatty acid found in living organisms, and binding it to ascorbic acid produces a fat-soluble source of vitamin C. It’s also the most stable form of vitamin C with high bioavailability.

As a vitamin C derivative, ascorbyl palmitate is a powerful antioxidant that supports the immune system. It also promotes collagen synthesis. Vitamin C is a cofactor for synthesizing l-carnitine, which is vital in transporting energy to mitochondria and producing dopamine in the nervous system and adrenal glands.

The food and beverage industry use ascorbyl palmitate as an antioxidant and preservative. It’s an oxygen scavenger and prevents food from oxidizing by donating hydrogen. It can improve the shelf life of fat-based food items, too. It’s also a means of enriching foods with vitamin C.



Ascorbyl Palmitate is a potent antioxidant that protects cells from free radicals. It also protects brain cells from toxicity induced by overstimulated cerebellar granule cells. Ascorbyl palmitate promotes nitric oxide as an ancillary effect of its antioxidant properties. Vitamin C supplements also restore other antioxidants after they donate electrons to neutralize free radicals (e.g., vitamin E). Restoring these antioxidants allows them to resume their antioxidant activities faster for greater benefits.

Vitamin C also plays a role in the immune system and inflammation response. Vitamin C also helps reduce the duration of the common cold by 8-14%. It also improves athletes’ resistance to developing colds while undergoing intense physical training, such as running marathons. Vitamin C also reduces biomarkers of inflammation and regulates the inflammation that’s a normal part of the immune response. Vitamin C also encourages wound healing by synthesizing collagen to regrow tissues.

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