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At Thorne Research, our mission is to enhance the health and well-being of people by providing superior dietary supplements that have the highest level of quality and purity – thereby creating the most respected and valued company in the dietary supplement industry.

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P.O. Box 25
Dover, ID, 83825
http://www.thorne.com
800-228-1966

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Bariatric Nutrients by Thorne Research

Thorne Research Bariatric Nutrients - 120 Vegetarian Capsules

Thorne Research Bariatric Nutrients is a vitamin/mineral formula for bariatric surgery patients.  No matter which bariatric procedure is performed, the objective is to absorb fewer macro-nutrients than the body needs, which achieves the desired weight loss. However, this also causes decreased intake and/or absorption of micro-nutrients that are essential for the healing process and for normal metabolic activity. Bariatric Nutrients from Thorne Research provides a complete array of vitamins and minerals necessary for normal metabolic activity as well as the stresses placed on the body by bariatric surgery and the subsequent post-surgery weight loss.

  • Healing requires specific nutrients
  • Most obese individuals are nutrient deficient
  • Provides a full array of essential nutrients
  • Includes nutrients often deficient in this population
  • Activated B-vitamins for best bioavailability
  • Highest quality with no magnesium stearate, flavors, colors, or preservatives

At Thorne Research they believe everybody needs to take a multivitamin-mineral supplement to augment nutrients obtained from the diet. This is especially true for the obese population. Obesity poses a unique problem in that obese individuals are often deficient in a number of vitamins and minerals pre-operatively; therefore it is imperative that bariatric surgery patients take a daily multiple. Bariatric Nutrients includes absorbable and bioavailable vitamins and minerals, especially those nutrients most often deficient in bariatric surgery patients, including iron, vitamin B12, folate, and vitamin D. Bariatric Nutrients also contains a spectrum of antioxidants, including glutathione, Coenzyme Q10, flavonoids, and R-lipoic acid. Pure trans-resveratrol has been shown to support normal metabolic activity, liver function, and fat metabolism.

Bariatric Nutrients contains the highest quality nutrients without any unnecessary ingredients like sugars, colors, or preservatives. Bariatric Nutrients also doesn't contain any hidden ingredients like lactose, which is present in many other vitamin supplements, or magnesium stearate, a saturated fat and the most common excipient in nutritional supplements. Magnesium stearate can negatively affect the absorption of nutrients in the normal individual. In those with a surgically altered gastrointestinal tract this decrease in nutrient absorption may be amplified.

Thorne Research's Mission
At Thorne Research, their mission is to enhance the health and well-being of people by providing superior dietary supplements that have the highest level of quality and purity – thereby creating the most respected and valued company in the dietary supplement industry.

The Thorne Difference.
For more than 25 years, Thorne has relentlessly pursued the highest possible quality and bioavailability in dietary supplements. At Thorne, they actually manufacture products that they sell – a key difference that allows Thorne to control every aspect of the manufacturing process and ensure that every Thorne product is in pure, completely hypoallergenic form, and without the common additives, flowing agents, and binders used throughout the industry.

A few other companies have tried to do what Thorne does, and many others claim to have the same philosophy and quality, but nobody has been able to duplicate what Thorne's clients call "Thorne Quality." Thorne has changed the industry in many ways over the past two decades, and they continue to raise the bar and set new standards in product formulation, raw material purity, manufacturing, and quality control.

Thorne's Commitment to Purity
Practitioners have become accustomed to seeing the vague "We use only the purest ingredients" in the promotional materials of almost every dietary supplement company. Perhaps these companies truly believe that. Perhaps they don't know any better. Nevertheless, Thorne Research, for more than 25 years, has been the standard by which companies in the industry are judged for product purity. Practitioners rely on Thorne as the company they trust for their extremely allergic, chemically sensitive, and immune-compromised patients.

Purity Takes Extra Effort
For example, instead of purchasing prediluted vitamin D, as other companies do, Thorne performs its own dilution to avoid detrimental ingredients, such as the preservatives or lactose that are found in many commercially available dilutions. Why must vitamin D be diluted? Because in its pure form, it is too concentrated to safely blend into a vitamin product. Pure vitamin D is 40 MILLION International Units (IU) per gram. The RDA for adults is 600-800 IU per day. To ensure proper mixing, it must be made into a dilute powder that flows and does not lose potency. So, unlike companies that use prediluted vitamin D that contains unacceptable excipients and preservatives, at Thorne, pure pharmaceutical vitamin D is first blended with pure mixed tocopherol vitamin E, and the resultant stable vitamin D is then blended with hypoallergenic cellulose powder. The final powder is blended in a large tumble blender and subsequently analyzed. Not only is the final product stable; it is also hypoallergenic and can be mixed homogeneously and at a safe level with other powders. Just as with vitamin D, Thorne utilizes similar processes for other raw materials, such as vitamin K, leaving it to other companies to purchase commercially available raw materials filled with unacceptable ingredients and preservatives.

Ingredients You Don't Want
Magnesium Stearate: Good for speed-hungry encapsulating machines. Not necessarily good for you. Manufacturing encapsulated dietary supplements isn't easy. Pure powdered ingredients are difficult to mix because they are either extremely dry, sticky with botanical oils, or attract unwanted moisture. So most manufacturers add magnesium stearate and other agents such as lactose and dextrose to make the powder flow quickly and easily through their high-volume machines. Problem is, these additives may compromise the bioavailability of the nutrients in the supplement, and might cause allergenic problems. At Thorne, they take a different approach.

Thorne will never utilize large fatty acid excipients in its manufacturing processes – ingredients such as magnesium stearate or stearic acid. These excipients are utilized as flowing agents to ensure that maximum productivity is obtained from capsuling and tableting machines. There are documented detrimental effects directly attributed to long chain fatty acids utilized as manufacturing flowing agents. Every qualified pharmaceutical compounder recognizes that large fatty acids, such as magnesium stearate, can interfere with product dissolution and influence absorption. Virtually all companies, because of the economic impact, ignore this data. As with most industries, the bottom line dictates the level of quality. The dietary supplement industry has one exception: Thorne Research, the company that does not compromise. Nevertheless, if a company cannot manufacture products without using detrimental excipients, they should not allude to being either "hypoallergenic" or "pure."

The Bottom Line?
Thorne is the only hypoallergenic dietary supplement manufacturer with the highest degree of purity that you – and your most severely allergic, chemically sensitive, and immune-compromised patients – can truly trust.

Quality Ingredients: A Higher Standard
At Thorne, they are committed to setting a higher standard of quality when it comes to ingredients. To produce their truly hypoallergenic encapsulated supplements, Thorne uses only the purest and finest ingredients available.

Every manufacturer has two basic options when purchasing raw materials: purchase either truly pure raw materials, or purchase raw materials to which substances have been added to facilitate manufacturing. This fundamental dilemma translates to these very typical questions: "Do I purchase pure vitamin C or vitamin C with additives?" "Do I purchase pure B vitamins or coated B vitamins for taste masking?" "Do I purchase pure enzymes such as pancreatin, pepsin, and bromelain or enzymes diluted with lactose?"

There are few commercial sources for vitamins B12, D, K, or biotin that are not diluted with substances such as lactose, cornstarch, and preservatives such as BHT. That's why Thorne developed methods that allow them to use pure, undiluted sources of these nutrients – and many others. It's just one more example that when it comes to quality, what everyone else accepts as an industry standard isn't good enough. While some companies say they are raising their standards....at Thorne they set them.

Suggested Use
Take 4 capsules daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner. 

Warnings

Allergy Warnings
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.

Purity
This product does not contain wheat, gluten, corn, yeast, egg, soy, dairy products, or artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, or artificial flavors. This product also does not contain lactose, palmitic acid, magnesium stearate, or stearic acid.

Pregnancy Warning
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.

Interactions
There are no known adverse interactions or contraindications at publication date.

Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under six.  Keep this product out of reach of children.  In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or a poison control center immediately. 

Ingredients

Thorne Research - Bariatric Nutrients - 120 Vegetarian Capsules
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 4 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving %DV
Vitamin A (8,000 IU Mixed Carotenes and 2,000 IU as Pamitate) 10,000 IU 200%
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 120mg 200%
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) 1,000 IU 250%
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl) 60 IU 200%
Thiamin (as Thiamin HC) 3mg 200%
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium) 3.4mg 200%
Niacin (30mg as Niacinamide and 10mg as Niacin) 40mg 200%
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5' -Phosphate) 4mg 200%
Folate (200mcg as Calcium Folinate and 200 mcg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt) 400mcg 100%
Vitamin B12 (100mcg as adenosylcobalamin and 100 mcg as Methylcobalamin) 200mcg 3,333%
Biotin 600mcg 200%
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate) 20mg 200%
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate-Malate) 250mg 25%
Iron (as Iron Picolinate) 18mg 100%
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide) 300mcg 200%
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate-Malate) 125mg 31%
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate) 15mg 100%
Selenium (as Selenium Picolinate) 140mcg 200%
Copper (as Copper Picolinate) 2mg 100%
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate) 4mg 200%
Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate) 250mcg 208%
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Picolinate) 150mcg 200%
Potassium (as Potassium Citrate-Malate) 99mg 3%
Citrus Bioflavonoids 100mg *
Choline Citrate 50mg *
Trans-Resveratrol 40mg *
Glutathione (Reduced) 25mg *
Coenzyme Q10 15mg *
R-lipoic Acid (as Sodium R-Lipoic Acid) 10mg *
Boron (as Boron Picolinate) 3mg *
Vanadium (as Vanadium Picolinate) 100mcg *
*Daily Value Not Established.
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
 
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.
About Thorne Research
At Thorne Research, our mission is to enhance the health and well-being of people by providing superior dietary supplements that have the highest level of quality and purity – thereby creating the most respected and valued company in the dietary supplement industry.
P.O. Box 25
Dover, ID, 83825
Phone: 800-228-1966
Fax: 800-747-1950
http://www.thorne.com
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