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Modified Citrus Pectin, 150g Powder, Vitazan

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Professional formula providing Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP)


  • Nutrients: Antioxidants
  • Detoxification: Heavy Metals
  • Health: May Help Cancer Prevention, Cardiovascular Disease

Feature Ingredients 

  • Modified citrus pectin (MCP): is a complex polysaccharide sourced from the soluble fibre of lemon peel. It has a low molecular weight and size.


Modified citrus pectin (MCP) is a dietary supplement that, according to research, may help prevent the spread of cancer, lower the risk of heart disease, and treat people with certain types of heavy metal poisoning.

Unlike normal pectin, which is not digestible, MCP is chemically altered so that is more readily absorbed in the gut. Once in the bloodstream, MCP is believed to have biological properties beneficial to human health.


Serving Size: 1 Scoop ( 5 g)

Servings per Container:  30

Medicinal Ingredients 

Each Scoop Contains: 

Modified citrus pectin, from lemon (Citrus x limon) fruit peel  5 g
(providing average 400 mg of sodium)

Non Medicinal Ingredients



Contains No Added: artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners.

Recommended Use 

Adults 19+: Take 1 scoop three times daily or as directed by your health-care practitioner. Put one 5 g scoop of Modified Citrus Pectin into a glass. Add liquid (water, juice, or tea). Do not stir yet: Let sit 3–5 minutes to allow the powder to rehydrate. Stir contents until powder is dissolved.

Vitazan Advantage 

  • Quality control driven with the most advanced analytical equipment in our industry through our ISO 17025-accredited laboratory.
  • Exclusively offered to health-care professionals.
  • Supported evidence-based research and best practices through our team of over twenty scientists and three on-site naturopathic doctors.



Do not use if you are hypersensitive or allergic to any of the ingredients, pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use other potassium-containing supplements or with potassium-medications, especially those with increased serum potassium such as potassium-sparing diuretics or angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors; if you have a gastro-intestinal ulceration or obstruction; or if you have adrenal insufficiency or uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.


Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking any *medications, or if you have any *pre-existing conditions.

Like regular pectin, there is some concern that MCP can bind to certain medications and slow their absorption in the intestine. The possible drug-drug interactions may include:

  • Lanoxin (digoxin) used to treat heart rhythm disorders
  • Mevacor (lovastatin) used to treat high cholesterol
  • Tetracycline antibiotics like Declomycin (demeclocycline) and Minocin (minocycline)

Separating the doses by one to four hours can usually prevent drug interactions. Antibiotics tend to require a longer period of separation.

To avoid interactions, always advise your doctor about any medications you are taking, whether they are prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional, herbal, or recreational.

This product provides significant amount of sodium and potassium. Consult a health-care practitioner if you have a kidney or heart condition.

Discontinue this product 2 weeks prior to surgery. 

Side Effect Risks 

Discontinue use and consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist, worsen or you develop any reactions which may include: allergy or intolerance, diarrhea, stomach irritation, nausea, slowed heart rate, and or abnormal heart rythym. Discontinue use and consult a health-care practitioner immediately if you develop severe stomach pain’ irregular heartbeat; chest pain; vomiting; or symptoms of hyperkalemia such as weakness, tingling or numbness of the extremities, listlessness, confusion, cold skin, grey pallor, low blood pressure, or muscular or respiratory paralysis.

 Keep out of reach of children. Sealed for your protection. Do not use if seal is broken. For freshness, store in a cool, dry place.


The information and product descriptions that appear on this website are for information and educational purposes only and are not intended to provide or replace medical advice to individuals from qualified health care professionals. Consult your physician if you have any health concerns, and before initiating any new dietary, exercise, supplements or other lifestyle changes. 



  1. Fracasso AF, Perusello CA, Carpiné D, et al. Chemical modification of citrus pectin: Structural, physical and rheologial implications. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018 Apr;109(1):784-92.
  2. Eliaz, I. Letter to the Editor: Not all modified citrus pectins are the same: size does matter. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2019 May;316(5):H1232-H1233.

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