Thorne Research, Citrate Formula, Basic Nutrients III Without Copper and Iron, 180 Veggie Caps26 Reviews
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0.65 lbs (0.29 kg)
- Product Code: THR-00606
- UPC Code: 693749006060
- Package Quantity: 180 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 2.7 x 2.7 x 5.3 in, 0.55 lbs (0.25 kg)
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- Dietary Supplement
A comprehensive multiple without copper and iron featuring citrate mineral chelates
- Free of pre-diluted ingredients and hidden preservatives
- Provides the active forms of folic acid – L-5-methyl-tetrahydrofolate and folinic acid in a balanced 1:1 ratio
- Does not contain magnesium stearate or stearic acid, which may inhibit absorption
- Provides the active, readily usable forms of vitamins B2 and B6
- Features trace minerals exclusively available from Thorne as picolinates and our own patented form of chromium – UltraChrome
Basic Nutrients III is a comprehensive multi-vitamin-mineral product that provides calcium, magnesium, and potassium as citrate mineral chelates. Besides providing a well-absorbed chelate, citric acid has potential health benefits of its own. As an important Kreb's cycle intermediate (also called the citric acid cycle and important for energy production), citric acid is essential for metabolism in all living organisms. Citric acid has been shown to inhibit precipitation of calcium oxalate and phosphate in the urine. Since magnesium, calcium, and potassium also have that potential, this combination in one supplement provides added benefit.
Basic Nutrients III provides a complete range of trace minerals, but contains no copper or iron. There are individuals who do not need iron, including women who are no longer menstruating and most men. Individuals at low risk for an iron deficiency often do not need supplemental iron unless they have a chronic condition that renders them iron deficient. While copper is an essential cofactor for many enzymes in the body, some individuals have developed copper toxicity due to disease processes or external exposure to copper (for example, copper pipes). Iron and copper can both act as pro-oxidants (working the opposite way from antioxidants) in certain situations, so many individuals prefer having the option of a multiple-mineral formula that does not contain these two minerals.
Basic Nutrients III also contains a full scope of highly absorbed vitamin co-factors.
Take 3-6 capsules daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner. Please read the warnings for this product in the warnings tab.
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, leucine, silicon dioxide.
Allergy Warning: This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
Excipient Free: This product does not contain wheat, gluten, corn, yeast, soy, egg, dairy products, or artificial colors, sweeteners, or flavors. This product also does not contain lactose, palmitic acid, or magnesium, calcium, or vegetable stearates.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottled is sealed. Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.
Pregnancy Warning: If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Iodine may occasionally cause an allergic reaction in some individuals.
Interactions/Contraindications: Folinic acid and 5-methyl-tetrahydrofolate supplementation is not recommended concurrently with methotrexate cancer therapy, as they can interfere with methotrexate's anti-neoplastic activity; however, these folate sources have not been shown to interfere with the anti-inflammatory activity of methotrexate. An individual taking methotrexate for psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis can safely take a supplement containing folate.
|Serving Size: Six Capsules|
|Servings Per Container: 30|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin A (12,500 IU from Mixed Carotenes and 2,500 IU as 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%|
|Thiamin (as Thiamin 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-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)||1 mg||250%|
|Vitamin B12 (225 mcg as Adenosylcobalamin and 225 mcg as Methylcobalamin)||450 mcg||7,500%|
|Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)||413 mg||4,130%|
|Calcium (as Calcium Citrate)||300 mg||30%|
|Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)||225 mcg||150%|
|Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate)||285 mg||71%|
|Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)||15 mg||100%|
|Selenium (as Selenium Picolinate)||200 mcg||286%|
|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)||90 mg||3%|
|Choline Citrate||100 mg||*|
|Boron (as Boron Picolinate)||3 mg||*|
|Vanadium (as Vanadium Picolinate)||100 mcg||*|
|*Daily Value (DV) not established.
†Thorne's trade name for Chromium (4 oxopyridine, 2,6-dicaboxylate, arginate) is UltraChrome. Its use in this product is protected by U.S. Patent No. 5,665,385.
iHerb Customer Reviews
Since I take individual nutrients and tailor them gently and precisely, I am not a fan of multi-min's. However, I bought this regularly for almost two years and they are very cleverly formulated. All the right coenzymated B-vits, trace elements (with the omission of Fe and Cu) and six caps as a full label dosage. This way you could increase or decrease dosage to individual needs. I usually prefere Thorne when I can afford it.
After tons of research this is one of the most effective, highest quality multi-vitamins I could find. Yes, it is expensive. It does suck to pay so much for a multi, but this brand does not mess around! They have intense quality control procedures. I appreciate very much that this formula does not contain copper or iron, both of which are not liver friendly in the long run. Bravo, Thorne.