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Thorne Research - Basic Prenatal - 90 Capsules

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Thorne Research - Basic Prenatal - 90 Capsules
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Prenatal supplement for pregnant and lactating women.*
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Thorne Research Basic Prenatal

Use Before, During and After Pregnancy

Includes Bioactive Folate - 90 Capsules

Thorne Research Basic Prenatal is a complete dietary supplement for pregnant and lactating women.

Pregnancy is a critical time for optimizing health and nutrition, both for the mother and her baby. Overall nutritional and caloric needs are greatly increased by pregnancy and breastfeeding. However, especially during the first trimester because of nausea, women are not always able to consume the desired number of calories or variety of nutrients. Several nutrients in a good prenatal multiple vitamin have been found to benefit pregnant women who suffer from "morning sickness," including vitamin C, vitamin B6, and vitamin K.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend folic acid supplementation for all women of childbearing age because the biggest need is during the first trimester, when a woman may not even be aware she is pregnant. A woman who consumes a healthful diet with adequate folate may reduce her risk of having a child with a birth defect of the brain or spinal cord. Folate intake should not exceed 250 percent of the government's recommended daily value (1,000 mcg).

The need for other nutrients, such as iron, increases dramatically during pregnancy and is not always compensated for by diet alone.

Multiple vitamin supplementation - during the year before becoming pregnant, during pregnancy, and while breastfeeding - can help produce a healthy baby and benefit the mother through labor, delivery, breastfeeding, and postpartum.

Basic Prenatal is a comprehensive supplement formulated with the special needs of pregnancy in mind. Manufactured with none of the additives and coatings usually found in mainstream prenatal tablets, Basic Prenatal includes only the most bioavailable nutrients.

A complete dietary supplement for pregnant and lactating women.

  • Well-absorbed, highly bioavailable nutrients reduce risk of stomach upset
  • Includes iron and bioactive form of folate to help maintain healthy iron and folate levels
  • Provides the active forms of folic acid - L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate and folinic acid in a balanced 1:1 ratio
  • Contains well-absorbed iron picolinate, which is easy on the stomach and non-constipating

High-potency multiple vitamins may sometimes be difficult for a woman to "stomach," particularly during the first trimester of pregnancy. Therefore, Thorne does not include large amounts of the nutrients commonly known to cause stomach upset. Instead, these nutrients are included in their most active or absorbable forms for superior utilization. Among these are the active forms of several of the B vitamins - pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (vitamin B6), riboflavin 5'-phosphate (vitamin B2), folinic acid and L-5-MTHF (active forms of folate), and adenosylcobalamin and methylcobalamin (vitamin B12).

Calcium in large doses may also cause stomach upset. Therefore, a moderate dose in the highly absorbable citrate-malate form is used. Additional calcium and magnesium can be supplemented, especially in the final trimester.

Basic Prenatal may also be taken by nursing mothers.

Some customers have noted that the multiple vitamin-mineral formulas have a strong odor. This is particularly noticeable to patients who have been taking the multiples long-term. The change in odor is due to the fact that we have (over the past year) changed from selenium picolinate to selenomethionine. While we believe selenomethionine is a superior form of selenium, it does have a bit of a sulfur smell, which is normal and does not reflect a problem with the product.

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SKU Thorne-Research-VMP-5048
Directions

Suggested Use: Take 3 capsules daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.

Ingredients
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3 Capsules
Servings per Container: 30
 
Amount Per Serving %DV1
 
Vitamin A (450 mcg from Beta Carotene and 600 mcg as Palmitate) 1.05 mg 117%
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 150 mg 125%
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1,000 IU) 25 mcg 125%
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl) 33.5 mg 117%
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1) 100 mcg 111%
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCI) 5 mg 357%
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium) 5 mg 313%
Niacin (as Niacinamide) 30 mg 167%
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate) 12 mg 600%
Folate (1 mg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt) 1.7 mg DFE 425%
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin) 200 mcg 7,142%
Biotin 50 mcg 143%
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate) 18 mg 257%
Calcium (90 mg as Calcium Citrate and 90 mg as Calcium Malate) 180 mg 14%
Iron (as Ferrochel Ferrous Bisglycinate Chelate) 45 mg 167%
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide) 150 mcg 52%
Magnesium (45 mg as Magnesium Citrate and 45 mg as Magnesium Malate) 90 mg 23%
Zinc (as TRAACS Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate) 25 mg 192%
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine) 50 mcg 71%
Copper (as TRAACS Copper Bisglycinate Chelate) 2 mg 154%
Manganese (as TRAACS Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate) 5 mg 192%
Chromium (as TRAACS Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate) 100 mcg 222%
Molybdenum (as TRAACS Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate) 50 mcg 100%
Boron (as Bororganic Boron Glycinate Complex) 1 mg **
 
*Daily Value (DV) not established for pregnant or lactating women.
**Daily Value (DV) not established.

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

UPC Code 693749015048
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