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Ascorbyl Palmitate

500 mg, 100 vegetarian capsules
Item# 01533


Ascorbyl Palmitate

Fat-soluble vitamin C supplement

500 mg, 100 vegetarian capsules
Item# 01533


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  • Ascorbyl Palmitate
  • 500 mg, 100 vegetarian capsules
  • Item Catalog Number: 01533

Ascorbyl palmitate (AP) is an ester formed from ascorbic acid and palmitic acid creating a fat-soluble form of vitamin C that can reach tissue areas ascorbic acid cannot.1 This form is synthetic from two compounds; it has been shown to be beneficial for protecting the lipids from peroxidation.1-7 The lipophilic AP is able to cross biological barriers and satisfies the tissue demand for ascorbate better than the hydrophilic form. AP should be considered as the preferred form of transport of ascorbate into neural tissues.8,9

Technically, the ascorbic acid “part” of ascorbyl palmitate is only 40% of the total weight. Since ascorbyl palmitate and ascorbic acid might work in separate areas of the body, the concentration of ascorbic acid by weight has little relevance to the benefits of ascorbyl palmitate, so it has not been included in the product contents description.

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  2. J Cell Biochem. 1999 Jun 1;73(3):312-20.
  3. Free Radic Biol Med. 1999 Jan;26(1- 2):81-9.
  4. Lipids. 1992 Jul;27(7):543-50.
  5. Lipids. 1989 Dec;24(12):1043-7.
  6. Drug Nutr Interact. 1982;1(3):193-204.
  7. Nahrung. 2002 Dec;46(6):420-6.
  8. J Physiol Pharmacol. 2005 Sep;56 Suppl 4:197-201.
  9. J Biomed Sci. 2003 Mar-Apr;10(2):193-8.


Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule

Amount Per Serving

Vitamin C (from 500 mg ascorbyl palmitate)

200 mg

Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose.


Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) capsule daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.


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