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Mar 3, 2017

Comparing Thorne and Riverwalk Mutliple Vitamin

The vitamins and minerals highlighted are those that the optimal health multiple vitamin contain more of, both of these vitamins are the same price.

Thorne Basic Nutrients III (Citrate) [w/o cu and fe]
Serving Size: 6 capsules
Price: $42.00

Amount Per Serving:
Vitamin A ... 15, 000IU
(12, 500 IU from Beta Carotene and 2, 500 IU as Palmitate)

Vitamin C ... 850mg- Optimal health contains 1,000mg 
(as Ascorbic Acid)

Vitamin D ... 1, 000IU- Optimal health contains 2,000 IU 
(as Vitamin D3)

Vitamin E ... 400IU
(as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)

Thiamin ... 40mg (B1)- Optimal health contains 50mg 
(as Thiamin HCl)

Riboflavin ... 11mg (B2)- Optimal health contains 50mg
(as Riboflavin 5-Phosphate Sodium)

Niacin ... 160mg
(130 mg as Niacinamide and 30 mg as Niacin)

Vitamin B6 ... 10mg- Optimal health contains 50mg
(as Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate)

Folate ... 1mg
(500 mcg as Calcium Folinate and 500 mcg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)

Vitamin B12 ... 450mcg
(225 mcg as Adenosylcobalamin and 225 mcg as Methylcobalamin)

Biotin ... 400mcg

Pantothenic Acid ... 413mg
(as Calcium Pantothenate)

Calcium ... 240mg- Optimal health contains 1,000mg
(as Calcium Citrate)

Iodine ... 225mcg
(as Potassium Iodide)

Magnesium ... 180mg- Optimal health contains 500mg
(as Magnesium Citrate)

Zinc ... 15mg- Optimal health contains 30mg
(as Zinc Picolinate)

Selenium ... 200mcg
(as L-Selenomethionine)

Manganese ... 6mg
(as Manganese Picolinate)

Chromium ... 200mcg
(as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)

Molybdenum ... 100mcg
(as Molybdenum Picolinate)

Potassium ... 60mg
(as Potassium Citrate)

Choline Citrate ... 100mg

Boron ... 3mg
(as Boron Picolinate)

Lutein ... 144mcg
(from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))

Vanadium ... 100mcg
(as Vanadium Picolinate)

Optimel Health Multiple Vitamin
Serving size: 6 Capsules
Price: $42.00

Amount Per Serving:
1,000 mg of calcium citrate

2,000 IU of Vitamin D3

400 IU of Vitamin E

1,000 mg of Vitamin C

15,000 IU of Vitamin A

100 mcg Selenium

30 mg of Zinc

50 mg of all the B Vitamins.

Vitamin K2 150 mcg

Vitamin B12 100 mcg

Biotin 300 mcg

Pantothenic acid 70 mg

Magnesium citrate 500 mg

Copper 1 mg

Manganese 15 mg

Chromium 100 mcg

Potassium 50 mg

Boron 2 mg

Molybdenum 50 mcg

Vanadium 20 mcg

Choline 70 mg

Inositol 70 mg

Methylfolate 800 mcg