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Magnesium stearatea – Should we be aware of it?
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March 2018

Magnesium stearatea – Should we be aware of it?

What is magnesium stearate and where can we find it? Magnesium stearate is a magnesium salt of stearic acid. More specifically, it is a compound made of two particles of stearic acid and magnesium. Stearic acid is a saturated fatty acid and it can be found in many food products, mainly in animal and plant fats. […]

Vitamin C – left-handed, natural or artificial
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February 2018

Vitamin C – left-handed, natural or artificial

Vitamin C from a chemical point of view is L-Ascorbic Acid, so belonging to the levorotatory organic compounds and it is why it is popularly called “left-handed”. Ascorbic Acid belongs to compounds having different forms of their molecules – seemingly identical, but being one to another as reflected in a mirror, or as a right […]

Natural vitamin C – Sensible supplementation
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February 2018

Natural vitamin C – Sensible supplementation

When Vasco da Gamma sailed the Cape of Good Hope and his crew due to the illness was decimated, he probably did not expect that the reason causing the illness was as prosaic as vitamin deficiency in the sailors’ diet, specifically lack of Vitamin C. During long cruises the pantry was stocked with dried meat […]