Mag'CŪ provides both the essential magnesium mineral and Vitamin C for the human body. In Mag'CŪ, the acidic Vitamin C is neutralized by the accompanying magnesium, and becomes less irritating to the stomach.
What is Ascorbyl Palmitate?
It is the Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) ester, which means that Vitamin C in this form is BOTH water and fat soluble, whereas simple Ascorbic Acid is only water soluble. The additional solubility provided by the ester form allows for GREATER BIOAVAILABILITY and absorption of Vitamin C by the body.
Who should consider this formula?
Mag'CŪ is excellent for fatigue conditions, and mood since magnesium is the principle driver of ATP synthesis in the cells. Magnesium and Vitamin C together help improve blood vessel flexibility and heart health.
Because of its non-irritating nature, magnesium ascorbate should always replace Vitamin C when one gram or more Vitamin C is recommended in high dose Vitamin C therapies. And, according to recent studies, many Americans need to consume MORE Vitamin C than they currently do! Vitamin C deficiency can aggravate respiratory conditions and add to irritability.
Why is Vitamin C important?
Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant. For the heart, it protects LDL cholesterol from oxidation and prevents arterial stiffness and blood platelet clumping. For smokers, Vitamin C may remove the oxidative and harmful effects created by smoke or secondhand smoke. Vitamin C is also instrumental in collagen production. Collagen is the protein component of white fibers contained in skin, connective tissue, tendons, bone and cartilage and give these elements their form, strength and flexibility. Other ways Vitamin C works: wound healing, blood sugar metabolism, eye health, metal detoxification.
Vitamin C is believed to aid nitric oxide activity, the component required for blood vessel dilation and a element important to lowering blood pressure. (read study pdf)
Why is Magnesium important?
Magnesium is involved in many important actions in the body. It is necessary for bone, protein, fatty acid formation, cell generation and activating B Vitamins. For energy, Magnesium is vital to the formation of ATP. For the heart, Magnesium helps relax muscles, and may act in a way similar to calcium channel blocker drugs.
Interactions/Precautions Magnesium or Vitamin C | Large amounts of Magnesium & Vitamin C may cause diarrhea | Please consult your physician prior to adding Mag'CŪ to your daily regimen, especially if you are taking medication.
830 mg Magnesium Ascorbate,Magnesium (elemental) 80 mg, Ascorbyl Palmitate 150 mg, Vitamin C (as ascorbate) 750 mg
This formula is free of yeast, egg, gluten, corn, wheat, milk, starch, artificial colors or preservatives.
2-6 capsules daily or as directed by health professional