Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V, 180 Veggie Caps48 Reviews
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0.59 lbs (0.27 kg)
- Product Code: THR-00506
- UPC Code: 693749005063
- Package Quantity: 180 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 2.9 x 2.9 x 5.3 in, 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg)
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- With Copper without Iron & Iodine
- Dietary Supplement
- A Comprehensive Multiple without Iron and Iodine Featuring Citrate-Malate Mineral Chelates
- Provides the Active Forms of Folic Acid – L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate and Folinic Acid in a Balanced 1:1 Ratio
- Provides the Active, Readily Usable Forms of Vitamins B6 and B2
- Features Trace Minerals Exclusively Available From Thorne as Picolinates and Our Own Patented Form of Chromium – UltraChrome
The keystone of every nutritional product line is a multiple vitamin-mineral supplement. At Thorne, we believe this is the starting point for every individual's supplementation needs and that these products should contain all the essential nutrients. We also believe that by using the purest, most bioavailable raw materials – those without unnecessary additives and preservatives – every individual's outcome will be optimized.
Why should everyone take a multiple vitamin-mineral supplement?
Nutrition experts agree that, due to the state of the current food supply and because few Americans eat the recommended five servings daily of health-giving fruits and vegetables, a multiple vitamin-mineral formulation should be taken daily. Even the Journal of the American Medical Association, not known as a supporter of dietary supplements, has finally agreed that everyone should take a multi. A multi could be considered "dietary insurance," a small price to pay to be sure you get all the essential nutrients daily, even if you don't eat right. Even greater health benefits can be realized if you eat a healthy diet in addition to taking a multi.
Basic Nutrients V, Thorne Research's most advanced Basic Nutrients formula, provides a comprehensive multi with calcium, magnesium, and potassium bound to citrate-malate – the most soluble and absorbable of these mineral chelates. Basic Nutrients V contains vitamin K1 and copper, but no iron or iodine, for those not needing supplemental iron (like young men) or who are sensitive to iodine. Basic Nutrients V also contains a full range of trace minerals and a full scope of highly absorbed vitamin co-factors.
Take 3-6 capsules daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, leucine, silicon dioxide.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed. Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.
If pregnant, consult your health care practitioner before using this product.
|Serving Size: Six Capsules|
|Servings per Container: 30|
|Six Capsules Contain:||Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Vitamin A (12,500 IU from Mixed Carotenes and 2,500 IU Palmitate)||15,000 IU||300%|
|Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)||850 mg||1,417%|
|Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3)||1,000 IU||250%|
|Vitamin E (as d-Alpha-Tocopheryl)||400 IU||1,333%|
|Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)||100 mcg||125%|
|Thiamine (as Thiamine HCl)||40 mg||2,667%|
|Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)||11 mg||647%|
|Niacin (130 mg as Niacinamide and 30 mg as Niacin)||160 mg||800%|
|Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)||10 mg||500%|
|Folate (500 mcg as Calcium Folinate and 500 mcg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)||1 mg||250%|
|Vitamin B12 (225 mg as Adenosylcobalamin and 225 mcg as Methylcobalamin)||450 mcg||7,500%|
|Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)||413 mg||4,130%|
|Calcium (as Calcium Citrate-Malate)||300 mg||30%|
|Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate-Malate)||285 mg||71%|
|Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)||15 mg||100%|
|Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)||200 mg||286%|
|Copper (as Copper Picolinate)||1.5 mg||75%|
|Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)||6 mg||300%|
|Chromium (as Chromium Chelidamate Arginate)||200 mcg||167%|
|Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Picolinate)||100 mcg||133%|
|Potassium (as Potassium Citrate-Malate)||90 mg||3%|
|Choline Citrate||100 mg||*|
|Boron (as Boron Picolinate)||3 mg||*|
|Vanadium (as Vanadium Picolinate)||100 mcg||*|
|*Daily Value (DV) not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
First, they list these as a veggie cap which means it is a capsule not a caplet or soft transparent capsule. It looks like any other capsule, but the capsule part is not plastic based but vegetable based. I chose Thorne because of their integrity and quality and research. Both my son, age 16, and I take these. He take 1/2 the daily dosage and I take the full daily dosage. We have only been using these for about 2-3 weeks and here is what we have observed. For my son and I we both have more energy and a better sense of well being. We both do not get upset stomachs like we use to from tablet based vitamins that use the lower grade vitamin Bs. His acne has cleared up and both of us sleep better. I find the vitamins absorb well and I can tell this because of the color of my urine. I plan on making these our staple MV as long as Thorne maintains their quality, integrity, and value. My wife will probably switch from her current MV also, but right now she is happy with it. They are a pricey, but given that they have better quality of vitamins and minerals and it comes in a capsule it makes it worth it to us. The capsules are not large and they are easy to swallow. With regards to iHerb, they are a class act in their customer service and to me they have earned my business especially with their incentives and shipping cost. One thing I would encourage most reviewers to do is invest your time and try to provide more information on the products you purchase instead of just saying how great iHerb is. As for me and probably other reviewers and customers, having informative and honest product reviews enhances this community and enables iHerb to offer only the best and effective products to its customers. Remember, if they can reduce their inventory cost and only supply effective and high quality vitamins, we all win out. It is a true win-win.
This is the only multiple I ever found that contains all active B vitamins so that no matter what genetic defects you may have or nutritional problems, you will be able to utilize these B vitamins (they are 'pre-metabolized' bypassing the need for functional enzymes to break them down). I used to take active B vitamins 2x/day, but now I can skip once because this multiple takes the place of one.