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

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Complete nutritional comparison


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

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from2.63 mg1500 µg-43% ↓Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
Beta Carotene and1875 µg1 mgLycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]
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 mg470 mg-45% ↓Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1,000 IU)25 µg50 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (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"
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)268 mg67 mg-75% ↓Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)100 µg
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)40 mg75 mg87% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)11 mg50 mg355% ↑Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
Niacin (30 mg as Niacin and160 mg50 mg-69% ↓Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
as Niacinamide)130 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)10 mg75 mg650% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
Folate (as1.7 mg400 µg-76% ↓Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Calcium Folinate and500 µg
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)500 µg
Vitamin B12 (as450 µg300 µg-33% ↓Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Adenosylcobalamin and225 µg
as Methylcobalamin)225 µg
Biotin350 µg300 µg-14% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)413 mg50 mg-88% ↓Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg
Calcium (as210 mg
Calcium Citrate and120 mg
Calcium Malate)90 mg
Magnesium (as150 mg100 mg-33% ↓Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Magnesium Citrate and90 mg
Magnesium Malate)60 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)15 mg25 mg67% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg200 µg0%Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)1.5 µg
Manganese (as Maganese Picolinate)6 mg2 mg-67% ↓Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)200 µg200 µg0%Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)100 µg100 µg0%Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)3 mg3 mg=Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))144 µg5 mg3372% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flower) [std. to]
Vanadium100 µg
150 µgIodine (as potassium iodide)
50 mgInositol
25 mgAlpha lipoic acid
20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])
5 mgquercetin
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
5 mgApigenin
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
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. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.12 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients VLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose.stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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