Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 µg2.63 mg75% ↑Vitamin A (from
1875 µgBeta Carotene and
750 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)470 mg850 mg81% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)50 µg25 µgVitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1,000 IU)
Vitamin D3 is a form of vitamin D.
Sources:
• "Explains the relationship between different forms of Vitamin D and how they are processed in the body."
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Vitamin D
• "Vitamin D sources, methods of activiation in the body and uses"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin D
• "On Vitamin D chemistry, sources, biological actions and clinical significance"
byRichard S. Bak, Ph.D., Warde Medical Laboratory
Vitamin D and Metabolites
• "Human trial comparing potencies of Vitamins D2 and D3"
byRobert P. Heaney Robert R. Recker James Grote Ronald L. Horst Laura A. G. Armas, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
JCEM - Vitamin D3 Is More Potent Than Vitamin D2 in Humans
Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)67 mg268 mg300% ↑Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)75 mg40 mg-47% ↓Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)50 mg11 mg-78% ↓Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)50 mg160 mg220% ↑Niacin (30 mg as Niacin and
130 mgas Niacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg10 mg-87% ↓Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)400 µg1.7 mg325% ↑Folate (as
500 µgCalcium Folinate and
500 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)300 µg450 µg50% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
225 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
225 µgas Methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg350 µg17% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)50 mg413 mg726% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)100 mg150 mg50% ↑Magnesium (as
90 mgMagnesium Citrate and
60 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)25 mg15 mg-40% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg200 µg0%Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)2 mg6 mg200% ↑Manganese (as Maganese Picolinate)
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]200 µg200 µg0%Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)100 µg100 µg0%Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
Inositol50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg144 µg-97% ↓Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg3 mg=Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
100 µgVitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
35 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
210 mgCalcium (as
120 mgCalcium Citrate and
90 mgCalcium Malate)
1.5 µgCopper (as Copper Picolinate)
100 µgVanadium
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg
Inositol50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)100 µg
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg
Calcium (as210 mg
Calcium Citrate and120 mg
Calcium Malate)90 mg
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)1.5 µg
Vanadium100 µg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesThorne Research, Basic Nutrients V
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose.

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