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Water soluble antioxidant, alternatives to vitamin C?

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by Unim, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. Unim

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    Are there any alternatives to vitamin C as a water soluble antioxidant? I have spent the last few months trying every form and source of vitamin C and reacting badly to them all.

    I would like to find one that would be comparable to taking 1g vitamin C four times per day. The higher the half life the better, but if it is cheap enough I wouldn't mind dosing frequently. Come to think of it I am not sure what the half life of vitamin C is...

    I have read the half life of EGCg is a couple of hours, so am considering trying that. However, I don't know how to compare the dosage, nor if there are are any drawbacks like CYP inhibition.
  2. perchance dreamer

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    Have you ever tried camu camu? I haven't, but it's supposed to have a lot of vitamin c.
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    grape seed extract, reveratrol, lipoic acid which helps regenerate many other antioxidants in the body.
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