Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V vs Centrum Silver Adults 50+

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V(Daily Dose)Centrum Silver Adults 50+(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from2.63 mg2500 IU?Vitamin A (40% as Beta-Carotene)
Beta Carotene and1875 µg300 µgLycopene
Both beta-carotene and lycopene are forms of carotene.
Sources:
• "Article on carotenoids, their biological activities, role in disease prevention and food sources."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Carotenoids: Alpha-Carotene, Beta-Carotene, Beta-Cryptoxanthin, Lycopene, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin
• "PubChem: Lycopene - Compound Summary (CID 446925)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
Pub Chem: Lycopene - Compound Summary
Palmitate)750 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)850 mg60 mg-93% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1,000 IU)25 µg1000 IU?Vitamin D
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)268 mg50 IU?Vitamin E
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)100 µg30 µg-70% ↓Vitamin K
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)40 mg1.5 mg-96% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)11 mg1.7 mg-85% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin (30 mg as Niacin and160 mg20 mg-88% ↓Niacin
as Niacinamide)130 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)10 mg3 mg-70% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (as1.7 mg400 µgFolic Acid
Both folate and folic acid are forms of vitamin B9.
Sources:
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Folate metabolism"
Genome Alberta, Genome British Columbia & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Folate Metabolism
• "Folate fact sheet for health professionals"
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
Folate fact sheet for Health Professionals
Calcium Folinate and500 µg
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)500 µg
Vitamin B12 (as450 µg25 µg-94% ↓Vitamin B12
Adenosylcobalamin and225 µg
as Methylcobalamin)225 µg
Biotin350 µg30 µg-91% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)413 mg10 mg-98% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg
Calcium (as210 mg220 mg5% ↑Calcium
Calcium Citrate and120 mg
Calcium Malate)90 mg
Magnesium (as150 mg50 mg-67% ↓Magnesium
Magnesium Citrate and90 mg
Magnesium Malate)60 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)15 mg11 mg-27% ↓Zinc
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg19 µg-90% ↓Selenium
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)1.5 µg0.5 mg33233% ↑Copper
Manganese (as Maganese Picolinate)6 mg2.3 mg-62% ↓Manganese
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)200 µg50 µg-75% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)100 µg45 µg-55% ↓Molybdenum
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)3 mg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))144 µg250 µg74% ↑Lutein
Vanadium100 µg10 µg-90% ↓Vanadium
20 mgPhosphorus
150 µgIodine
72 mgChloride
80 mgPotassium
5 µgNickel
2 mgSilicon
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V
Dose: Adult
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)3 mg
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Adults 50+
Dose: Adult
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients VCentrum Silver Adults 50+
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose.Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Microcrystalline Cellulose, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Modified Corn Starch, Corn Starch, Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Hypromellose, Lutein, Lycopene, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polydextrose, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.

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