Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min vs Thorne Basic Nutrients 2/Day

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  • -58% ↓ OR  43% ↑ OR = (the differences in the amount of the ingredient)
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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min (Daily Dose)Thorne Basic Nutrients 2/Day (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta carotene)1800 mcg RAE1.05 mg483% ↑Vitamin A (from
450 µgBeta Carotene and
600 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C180 mg250 mg39% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (1,600 IU) (from vegan organic algae complex)40 µg50 µg25% ↑Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (2,000 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"
by Jane 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"
by Richard S. Bak, Ph.D., Warde Medical Laboratory
Vitamin D and Metabolites
• "Human trial comparing potencies of Vitamins D2 and D3"
by Robert 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 with tocopherols & tocotrienols30 mg16.5 mg-45% ↓Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl Acid Succinate)
D alpha tocopherol is also called vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
Vitamin K1240 µg200 µg-17% ↓Vitamin K1 and [contained in: Vitamin K (as]
Thiamin (B1)2.4 mg50 mg1983% ↑Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin (B2)2.6 mg12 mg362% ↑Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin (as niacinamide)32 mg NE80 mg150% ↑Niacin (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B63.4 mg20 mg488% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folate (480 mcg folic acid)800 mcg DFE667 mcg DFE-17% ↓Folate (400 mcg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B125 µg600 µg11900% ↑Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin60 µg500 µg733% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg45 mg350% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Choline55 mg
Iodine150 µg75 µg-50% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Zinc13 mg15 mg15% ↑Zinc (as TRAACS® Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate)
Selenium55 µg200 µg264% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Copper0.9 mg750 µg-17% ↓Copper (as TRAACS® Copper Bisglycinate Chelate)
Manganese2.3 mg3 mg30% ↑Manganese (as TRAACS® Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate)
Chromium GTF35 µg400 µg1043% ↑Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum45 µg
Vitamin K2 (as MK-7 from natto)20 µg200 µg900% ↑Vitamin K2 as MK-4) [contained in: Vitamin K (as]
400 µgVitamin K (as [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
52 mgCalcium (as TRAACS® Calcium Bisglycinate Chelate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Laurate, Calcium Pantothenate)
20 mgMagnesium (as TRAACS@reg; Magnesium Bisglycinate Chelate)
24 mgd-Gamma Tocopherol (from Mixed Tocopherols)
2 mgBoron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
140 µgLutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))

Nutrients exclusive to Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min

Dose: Adult
Choline55 mg
Molybdenum45 µg

Nutrients exclusive to Thorne Basic Nutrients 2/Day

Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]400 µg
Calcium (as TRAACS® Calcium Bisglycinate Chelate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Laurate, Calcium Pantothenate)52 mg
Magnesium (as TRAACS@reg; Magnesium Bisglycinate Chelate)20 mg
d-Gamma Tocopherol (from Mixed Tocopherols)24 mg
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)2 mg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))140 µg

Other ingredients

Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•MinThorne Basic Nutrients 2/Day
organic barley grass; organic gum acacia; organic vegetable tablet coating.
Contains fermented soy.
Gluten, Dairy, Additive and GMO free.
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Laurate.

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