PreFoundation

$30.40

Description

  • Provides highly bioavailable forms and clinical doses of vitamins and minerals critical for optimal prenatal health
  • Contains vitamin D3, K2 (menaquinone-7), and folate as L-5-MTHF – key prenatal vitamins shown to be superior to forms typically used in prenatal formulas
  • Supplies citrate forms of key minerals, including magnesium, calcium, zinc, and copper, 5’phosphate forms of riboflavin and vitamin B6, and iron bisglycinate
  • Suitable for vegetarians

Feature Summary

PreFoundation provides a comprehensive prenatal multivitamin/mineral, with optimal dosing and bioavailable forms of each nutrient. Vitamin D3 has been shown to restore vitamin D levels more effectively than vitamin D2, with higher maternal levels linked to lower risk of ADHD, and supplementation linked to lower risk for childhood wheezing and greater birth weight/length.1-4PreFoundation also provides L-5-MTHF, the bioactive form of folate which bypasses the often impaired enzymatic step needed for folic acid activation. As a result, pregnant women supplementing with L-5-MTHF have been shown to have higher red blood cell folate levels than when supplementing with folic acid.5,6 Greater executive function in children whose mothers supplemented with 5-MTHF during pregnancy has also been observed.7

Potassium iodide provides an essential source of iodine, often deficient in women, and linked to cognitive development in children.8,9 Vitamin K2, as menaquinone-7, is known to have a longer half-life than other forms of vitamin K, and has been associated with greater osteocalcin carboxylation in children, key to optimal bone health.10 PreFoundation also provides highly bioavailable forms of other vitamins and minerals critical to prenatal health. This includes the bioavailable citrate forms of calcium, magnesium,zinc, and copper, and the bisglycinate form of iron, shown to be as effective during pregnancy as twice the dose of iron typically used.11 PreFoundation also provides superior forms of B vitamins, including vitamin B12 as methylcobalamin, as well as the 5’-phosphate forms of riboflavin and vitamin B6.

Ingredients

Medicinal Ingredients

Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule
Servings per Container: 90

Each Vegetarian Capsule Contains:
Beta-Carotene …………………………………………………………………… 831.67 IU (499 mcg)
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Hydrochloride) ……………………………………….. 1.6 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin-5’-Phosphate Sodium) …………………………… 1.6 mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) ……………………………………………………….. 10 mg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid/Calcium d-Pantothenate) …………….. 6.1 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5’-Phosphate) …………………………………………. 5 mg
Biotin ………………………………………………………………………………….16.6 mcg
Folate (L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate, Calcium Salt) ……………….. 333.33 mcg
Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin) ………………………………………… 333.33 mcg
Choline (Dihydrogen Citrate) …………………………………………….. 25 mg
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) …………………………………………………….. 50 mg
Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) ……………………………………………… 333 IU (8.325 mcg)
Vitamin E (d-alpha Tocopheryl Acid Succinate) …………………..16.6 IU (11.12 mg AT)
Vitamin K2 (Menaquinone) (MK-7) (Natto Bean) ………………….20 mcg
Calcium (Malate, Citrate) ………………………………………………….. 66.6 mg
Chromium (Citrate) …………………………………………………………..33.3 mcg
Copper (Citrate) ………………………………………………………………..600 mcg
Iodine (Potassium Iodide) …………………………………………………….50 mcg
Iron (Bisglycinate) ………………………………………………………………. 15 mg
Magnesium (Citrate) …………………………………………………………. 33.3 mg
Manganese (Citrate) …………………………………………………………… 1.6 mg
Molybdenum (Citrate) …………………………………………………………16.6 mcg
Selenium (Selenomethionine) ………………………………………………16.6 mcg
Zinc (Citrate) …………………………………………………………………………. 8.3 mg

Non-Medicinal Ingredients

Vegetarian capsule (carbohydrate gum [cellulose], purified water), vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant), silica, microcrystalline cellulose.

Allergens:

Contains no artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no dairy, sugar, wheat, gluten, yeast, egg, fish, shellfish, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs. Suitable for vegetarians. Sealed for your protection. Do not use if seal is broken. For freshness, store in a cool, dry place.

1 capsule 3 times per day with food or as directed by a health care practitioner.Take a few hours before or after taking other medications or natural health products, or as directed by a health care practitioner.