Originally Posted by jw8725
Welcome to the forums. Did you find this place from the link I posted on the Vitamin D3 post on MSE?
Yes I found it from your link so thanks!!
I had asked this question on MSE on the health board there but got no replies at all so I'm sure this will be a better place to ask.
Thanks for the links; the bluebonnet one you take isn't a buffered one but it seems they do a buffered one with calcium ascorbate as opposed to ascorbic acid for the same price so that might be worth a try.
As far as I've read buffered varieties will simply be non-acidic forms such as calcium carbonate - have I got this right? I've also see Ester C and I know tha is a variety of buffered Vitamin C but I'm not sure what the difference is. I had also read that sodium ascorbate is the form used in most high dosage trials but conversely I've also read that it's best to avoid this one so it can get quite confusing.
I also read a few articles, such as this one
, that say I should actually be taking quite a bit more than the 1000mg yet at the same time others that say there's no point taking high dosages as the system doesn't use them. I've also seen that it's better to take smaller doses throughout the day than one large dose but as I'm no expert I'm unsure what to believe really.
I'm interested to find out more about all of this so I can get the best type for me and I'd like to know whether powder or liquid forms have been proven to assimilate into the system better than caplet or tablet forms.
Thanks for the help.