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What are the ingredients of Emergen-C orange flavored supplement?

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The ingredients in the original Super Orange Emergen-C vitamin supplement are fructose, maltodextrin, citric acid, malic acid, acacia, beta-carotene, dried orange juice concentrate, glycine, L-aspartic acid, natural flavors, orange oil, silicon dioxide, tartaric acid and tocopherols, according to Emergen-C. The supplement also includes a wide variety of vitamins and minerals.

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Emergen-C contains vitamin C (as ascorbic acid), zinc (as zinc ascorbate), vitamin B1 (as thiamine hydrochloride), vitamin B2 (as riboflavin-5’-phosphate), niacin, vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride), folic acid, vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin) and vitamin B5 (as calcium pantothenate). It also contains calcium (as calcium carbonate, monobasic calcium phosphate,tribasic calcium phosphate, calcium pantothenate), phosphorus (as monobasic potassium phosphate, monobasic calcium phosphate, monobasic sodium phosphate, tribasic calcium phosphate), magnesium (as magnesium hydroxide, magnesium carbonate), manganese (as manganese gluconate), chromium (as chromium picolinate), sodium (as sodium bicarbonate, monobasic sodium phosphate) and potassium (as potassium bicarbonate, potassium carbonate, monobasic potassium phosphate), according to Emergen-C.

The percentage of daily values is based on a 2,000 calorie diet, and it has 35 calories per one-packet serving, based on the Emergen-C supplement facts. There are six grams of sugar per serving. The supplement is intended to be taken with water once per day for individuals 14 years old and above. Children should not take this supplement without consulting a doctor.

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