Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients III, Multi without Copper and Iron, 180 Capsules

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  • Brand: Thorne Research
  • Package Quantity: 180 Count
  • Weight: 0.65 lbs
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    • Dietary Supplement
    • Foundational
    • Gluten Free

    Daily multi-vitamin / mineral supplement without iron or copper.

    Basic Nutrients III is formulated for individuals at low risk for iron deficiency, including men and postmenopausal women. It is a comprehensive multi designed for optimal absorption.


    • Foundational

    A multi-vitamin/mineral supplement is more important than most people think. Because of the state of the current food supply and the difficulty of consuming five servings of vegetables and fruits daily, few individuals receive all the needed nutrients from food. Basic Nutrients III is a comprehensive multi-vitamin/mineral supplement that provides calcium, magnesium, and potassium as citrate mineral-chelates, and well-absorbed trace minerals, but contains no copper or iron. Many individuals don’t need iron, including women who no longer menstruate and most men. Although copper is an essential cofactor for many enzymes, some individuals have developed copper toxicity due to disease processes or external exposure to copper.

    A daily multi- could be considered “dietary insurance,” a small price to pay to be certain you get all the essential nutrients daily, even if you don’t eat right. Even greater health benefits can be realized when a healthy diet is eaten in addition to taking a multi-.

    Basic Nutrients III is a comprehensive multi-vitamin/mineral supplement that provides two key minerals – calcium and magnesium – as citrate mineral-chelates. In addition to providing a well-absorbed chelate, citric acid has potential health benefits of its own. As an important Krebs Cycle intermediate – the body’s internal process for producing energy – citric acid is essential for metabolism. Citric acid also inhibits precipitation of calcium oxalate and phosphate in the urine.

    Basic Nutrients III provides tissue-ready folate in the form of 5-MTHF for individuals with methylation issues or poor conversion of folate to its active form, as well as the active, tissue-ready forms of vitamins B2, B6, and B12. Chromium is provided as an optimally absorbed nicotinate glycinate chelate. Basic Nutrients III also features trace minerals exclusively available from Thorne as picolinates.

    Suggested Use

    Take 3-6 capsules daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.

    Other Ingredients

    Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, microcrystalline cellulose, calcium laurate, silicon dioxide.


    Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed. Store tightly sealed in cool, dry place.

    If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.


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    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: Six Capsules
    Serving Per Container: 30
    Six Capsules Contain:%Daily Value
    Vitamin A (12,500 IU from Beta Carotene and 2,500 IU as Palmitate)15,000 IU300%
    Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)850 mg1,417%
    Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3)1,000250%
    Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)400 IU1,333%
    Thiamin (as Thiamin HCI)40 mg2,667%
    Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5′-Phosphate)10 mg500%
    Niacin (130 mg as Niacinamide and 30 mg as Niacin)160 mg800%
    Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5′-Phosphate)10 mg500%
    Folate (500 mcg as Calcium Folinate and 500 mcg as L-5 Methyltetrahydrofolate† from L-4 Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)1 mg250%
    Vitamin B12 (225 mcg as Adenosylcobalamin and 225 mcg as Methylcobalamin)450 mg7,500%
    Biotin400 mcg133%
    Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)413 mg4,130%
    Calcium (as Calcium Citrate)240 mg24%
    Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)225 mcg150%
    Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate)180 mg45%
    Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)15 mg100%
    Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 mcg286%
    Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)6 mg300%
    Chromium (as TRAACS Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate) ††200 mcg167%
    Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Picolinate)100 mcg133%
    Potassium (as Potassium Citrate)60 mg2%
    Choline Citrate100 mg*
    Boron (as Boron Picolinate)3 mg*
    Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta)144 mcg*
    Vanadium (as Vanadium Picolinate)100 mcg*
    *Daily Value (DV) not established.
    †This product uses Gnosis S.p.A.’s L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt (Quatrefolic).
    ††This product uses Albion’s TRAACS Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate.
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