What is Sodium Ascorbate?
Sodium ascorbate is a non acidic buffered form of vitamin C (ascorbate) bound to the sodium ion. Our sodium ascorbate powders are 100% pure with nothing else added or taken away, they contain no binders or fillers. Sodium ascorbate is synthesized by reacting sodium bicarbonate as a sourced of sodium with ascorbic acid as a source of vitamin C.
Sodium ascorbate is often recommended to those who cannot tolerate ascorbic acid due to its acidity. Sodium ascorbate is a non acidic form of vitamin C that doesn't cause gastric irritation. As Sodium ascorbate is approximately 10% sodium by weight those on low-sodium diets may find our magnesium ascorbate more suitable.