Multivitamins

Discussion in 'Vitamins' started by Lofihi, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. Lofihi

    Lofihi Member

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    is there an ideal multi ... Im taking Life Extension MIX... Is there anything in tjat to steer clear from...
     
  2. cliff

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    most multis have fillers you want to avoid(cellulose, silica etc.)
     
  3. HealthisWealth

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    Life Extension, One-Per-Day Tablets, 60 Tablets

    Is this an almost ideal multivitamin ingredients?

    Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate)5000 IU
    Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, niacinamide and calcium ascorbates) 500 mg
    Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) 2000 IU
    Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol) 100 IU
    Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI) 75 mg
    Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5'-phosphate) 50 mg
    Niacin (as niacinamide, nicacinamide ascorbate) 50 mg
    Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5'-phosphate) 75 mg
    Folate (as L-5 methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt) 400 mcg
    Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin) 300 mcg
    Biotin 300 mcg
    Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate) 100 mg
    Calcium (as dicalcium phosphate, D-calcium pantothenate, Ca ascorbate) 20 mg
    Iodine (as potassium iodide) 150 mcg
    Magnesium (as magnesium oxide) 100 mg
    Zinc (as zinc citrate, OptiZinc zinc monomethionine) 30 mg
    Selenium [as L-selenomethionine (yeast free) (SelenoPure), Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine, sodium selenite] 200 mcg
    Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate) 2 mg
    Chromium [as Crominex 3+ chromium stabilized with Carpos amla extract (fruit), PrimaVie Shilajit] 200 mcg
    Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate) 100 mcg
    Potassium (as potassium citrate) 25 mg
    Alpha lipolic acid 25 mg **
    Boron (as Albion bororganic glycine) 3 mg **
    Choline (as choline bitartrate) 20 mg **
    Inositol 50 mg **
    Marigold extract (flowers)
    [std. to 5 mg trans-lutein, 155 mcg trans-zeaxanthin] 11.12 mg **
    Lycopene [from Tomat-O-Red natural tomato extract (fruit)] 1 mg **
    Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta) 20 mg **
    NIAGEN Nicotinamide Riboside 1 mg

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  4. paymanz

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    @HealthisWealth I think its good,it doesnt have iron which is good,it has chromium, molybdenium,manganese,selenium,they are good ,one thing about chromium is that ray thinks its too toxic to be supplemented,you can check it,I don't know how much is ok.

    I know ray warns about alregens in vitamin supplements,so check how you feel when you take it.
     
  5. LucH

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    I won't take a supplement, on a usual basis, with iron, copper and manganese (Fenton reaction). Copper to take separately if needed.
    Vit C is probably 50/50 (not assimilated if not Nº CAS: 50-81-7 ).
    There is no real vit A (retinol). Low conversion.
    B12 and B9 are top (methylated).
    Vit E is a mix toco. so ok.

    If you need micronutrients, I would rather make a cure with Schussler salts or germinated seed shoots.
    I add some nigari in tap water for my germinated wheat seeds. I only eat green part (herb) on my salad.
    I would add some magnesium and selenium. Some mixed tocopherols (Vit E) and once a week vit A (rétinyl palmitate).
    Try to find a good vit B mix (with niacinamide - no niacin - methylated B9 and B12).
    If you take more than 2.000 UI vit D, you'll need K2 too. Interaction between vit A D K.
    I won't take polyphenols on a regular basis (quercetine, resveratrol).
    No need for chromium, Molybdenum, boron, iodine if you eat food sources.
    200 mcg mixed selenium is ok but I won't take it every day. Too much could be pro-oxidant.
    I won't take ALA every day. Only in cure 5 - 7 days. (chelation). It's versatile. It could lower thyroid hormones and interfere with supplement (T4), blood sugar levels (if B1 deficient, if you eat refined sugar). ALA may interfere with the way the body processes certain drugs using the liver's enzyme system. But it's Ok for most people if in cure. It can be useful against glycation, in association with bêta-alanine (not carnosine).
     
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